Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1980
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1947
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 1999
Jan–Feb 1980
2-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 1907, 1911
Dec 1979–Feb 1980
3-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1979–Feb 1980
4-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1979–Feb 1980
5-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1979–Feb 1980
6-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1906
Aug 1979–Feb 1980
7-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2015
Jul 1979–Feb 1980
8-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–Feb 1980
9-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918, 1931, 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1971
May 1979–Feb 1980
10-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1979–Feb 1980
11-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1909
Mar 1979–Feb 1980
12-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1978–Feb 1980
18-Month
46.00"
(1,168.40mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1978–Feb 1980
24-Month
62.51"
(1,587.75mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1977–Feb 1980
36-Month
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1980
48-Month
120.56"
(3,062.22mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1975–Feb 1980
60-Month
152.02"
(3,861.31mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/