Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1902
1-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1929
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1977
Ties: 1897, 1999
Jul–Aug 1902
2-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1901 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1915
Ties: 1997
Jun–Aug 1902
3-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1928
Ties: 1937, 1944, 1971
May–Aug 1902
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Ties: 1944, 1974
Apr–Aug 1902
5-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 2001
Mar–Aug 1902
6-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1905
Feb–Aug 1902
7-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1986
Jan–Aug 1902
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1986
Dec 1901–Aug 1902
9-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1967
Nov 1901–Aug 1902
10-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Oct 1901–Aug 1902
11-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Sep 1901–Aug 1902
12-Month
28.18"
(715.77mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Mar 1901–Aug 1902
18-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Sep 1900–Aug 1902
24-Month
57.38"
(1,457.45mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Sep 1899–Aug 1902
36-Month
86.60"
(2,199.64mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1902
48-Month
115.82"
(2,941.83mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Sep 1897–Aug 1902
60-Month
144.83"
(3,678.68mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/