Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1903
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1902 1929
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1977
Ties: 2004
Jul–Aug 1903
2-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Jun–Aug 1903
3-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1928
May–Aug 1903
4-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1915
Apr–Aug 1903
5-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Mar–Aug 1903
6-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Feb–Aug 1903
7-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Aug 1903
8-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1997
Dec 1902–Aug 1903
9-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1902–Aug 1903
10-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1902–Aug 1903
11-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1902–Aug 1903
12-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1902–Aug 1903
18-Month
48.82"
(1,240.03mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1901–Aug 1903
24-Month
60.97"
(1,548.64mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1900–Aug 1903
36-Month
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1903
48-Month
119.39"
(3,032.51mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1903
60-Month
148.61"
(3,774.69mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/