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 August 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1900
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1899 1929
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1977
Ties: 1998
Jul–Aug 1900
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Jun–Aug 1900
3-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1899 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1928
Ties: 1938
May–Aug 1900
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Apr–Aug 1900
5-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Aug 1900
6-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Ties: 1950, 1964
Feb–Aug 1900
7-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Aug 1900
8-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1899–Aug 1900
9-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Ties: 2018
Nov 1899–Aug 1900
10-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1899–Aug 1900
11-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1900
12-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1899
Mar 1899–Aug 1900
18-Month
44.74"
(1,136.40mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1900
24-Month
58.44"
(1,484.38mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1899 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Sep 1897–Aug 1900
36-Month
87.45"
(2,221.23mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1896–Aug 1900
48-Month
118.40"
(3,007.36mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Aug 1900
60-Month
146.15"
(3,712.21mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1934
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/