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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2013
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1947
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1929, 2021
Jan–Feb 2013
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1977
69th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1994
Dec 2012–Feb 2013
3-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
95th Driest
Driest since:
1977
33rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1936
Nov 2012–Feb 2013
4-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1977
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Oct 2012–Feb 2013
5-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1977
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 2012–Feb 2013
6-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1977
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1989
Aug 2012–Feb 2013
7-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1977
94th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2012
Jul 2012–Feb 2013
8-Month
18.14"
(460.76mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
33rd Driest
Driest since:
1977
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 2012–Feb 2013
9-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1918, 1931, 1977
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 2012–Feb 2013
10-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
1918
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 2012–Feb 2013
11-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
1931
108th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 2012–Feb 2013
12-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1931
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 2011–Feb 2013
18-Month
41.27"
(1,048.26mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1918
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2011–Feb 2013
24-Month
58.39"
(1,483.11mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
1935
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2010–Feb 2013
36-Month
88.76"
(2,254.50mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
1957
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2009–Feb 2013
48-Month
122.54"
(3,112.52mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1957
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 2008–Feb 2013
60-Month
152.25"
(3,867.15mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
74th Driest
Driest since:
1957
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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