Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2002
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan–Feb 2002
2-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Feb 2002
3-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2001–Feb 2002
4-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Oct 2001–Feb 2002
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2001–Feb 2002
6-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Feb 2002
7-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2001–Feb 2002
8-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2001–Feb 2002
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1918, 1931, 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1930
May 2001–Feb 2002
10-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Apr 2001–Feb 2002
11-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2001–Feb 2002
12-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2000–Feb 2002
18-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Mar 2000–Feb 2002
24-Month
56.31"
(1,430.27mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2001 1935
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Mar 1999–Feb 2002
36-Month
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Mar 1998–Feb 2002
48-Month
116.25"
(2,952.75mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 1997–Feb 2002
60-Month
149.59"
(3,799.59mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/