Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1929
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1977
Ties: 1934
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1928
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1897 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Ties: 1955
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Ties: 1964
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1900
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
58.23"
(1,479.04mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Ties: 1965
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
116.93"
(2,970.02mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/