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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2019
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1947
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Feb 2019
2-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1977
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 2018–Feb 2019
3-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Nov 2018–Feb 2019
4-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Oct 2018–Feb 2019
5-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Sep 2018–Feb 2019
6-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Aug 2018–Feb 2019
7-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Jul 2018–Feb 2019
8-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Jun 2018–Feb 2019
9-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1918, 1931, 1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
May 2018–Feb 2019
10-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1918
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Apr 2018–Feb 2019
11-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1931
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Mar 2018–Feb 2019
12-Month
35.75"
(908.05mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1931
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Sep 2017–Feb 2019
18-Month
48.57"
(1,233.68mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1918
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2017–Feb 2019
24-Month
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1935
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2016–Feb 2019
36-Month
100.25"
(2,546.35mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1957
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2020
Mar 2015–Feb 2019
48-Month
135.24"
(3,435.10mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
15.47"
(392.94mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1957
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Mar 2014–Feb 2019
60-Month
166.04"
(4,217.42mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
16.41"
(416.82mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2020

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