Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2009
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2006 1947
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Jan–Feb 2009
2-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Ties: 1981
Dec 2008–Feb 2009
3-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 2000
Nov 2008–Feb 2009
4-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Oct 2008–Feb 2009
5-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Sep 2008–Feb 2009
6-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Aug 2008–Feb 2009
7-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 1936
Jul 2008–Feb 2009
8-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 1970
Jun 2008–Feb 2009
9-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1918, 1931, 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
May 2008–Feb 2009
10-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2006 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 1939, 1965
Apr 2008–Feb 2009
11-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Mar 2008–Feb 2009
12-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Sep 2007–Feb 2009
18-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020
Mar 2007–Feb 2009
24-Month
59.59"
(1,513.59mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Mar 2006–Feb 2009
36-Month
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Mar 2005–Feb 2009
48-Month
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Mar 2004–Feb 2009
60-Month
152.30"
(3,868.42mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/