Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1908
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1907 1929
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1977
Ties: 1968
Jul–Aug 1908
2-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1907 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1915
Jun–Aug 1908
3-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1907 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1928
Ties: 2019
May–Aug 1908
4-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1915
Apr–Aug 1908
5-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Mar–Aug 1908
6-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1905
Feb–Aug 1908
7-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jan–Aug 1908
8-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Dec 1907–Aug 1908
9-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1907 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Nov 1907–Aug 1908
10-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Oct 1907–Aug 1908
11-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1907–Aug 1908
12-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Mar 1907–Aug 1908
18-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1905 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Sep 1906–Aug 1908
24-Month
63.84"
(1,621.54mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1907 1918
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1905–Aug 1908
36-Month
95.55"
(2,426.97mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1907 1956
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1904–Aug 1908
48-Month
126.09"
(3,202.69mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1956
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1903–Aug 1908
60-Month
154.03"
(3,912.36mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1906 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/