Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1904
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1902 1929
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1977
Ties: 2009
Jul–Aug 1904
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1915
Ties: 1914, 1923
Jun–Aug 1904
3-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1928
May–Aug 1904
4-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1915
Apr–Aug 1904
5-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1929, 1946
Mar–Aug 1904
6-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1905
Feb–Aug 1904
7-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan–Aug 1904
8-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1903–Aug 1904
9-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Nov 1903–Aug 1904
10-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Oct 1903–Aug 1904
11-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1903–Aug 1904
12-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1966
Mar 1903–Aug 1904
18-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1902–Aug 1904
24-Month
60.73"
(1,542.54mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2020
Sep 1901–Aug 1904
36-Month
88.91"
(2,258.31mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1900–Aug 1904
48-Month
118.11"
(2,999.99mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1904
60-Month
147.33"
(3,742.18mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/