Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1909
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1929
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1977
Ties: 2001, 2015, 2020
Jul–Aug 1909
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1915
Jun–Aug 1909
3-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1928
Ties: 1907, 1972
May–Aug 1909
4-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1915
Ties: 1978
Apr–Aug 1909
5-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Mar–Aug 1909
6-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1905
Feb–Aug 1909
7-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jan–Aug 1909
8-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1908–Aug 1909
9-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1908–Aug 1909
10-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1952
Oct 1908–Aug 1909
11-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1914
Sep 1908–Aug 1909
12-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Mar 1908–Aug 1909
18-Month
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1904 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1950
Sep 1907–Aug 1909
24-Month
61.10"
(1,551.94mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Sep 1906–Aug 1909
36-Month
92.92"
(2,360.17mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1906 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1905–Aug 1909
48-Month
124.63"
(3,165.60mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1907 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1904–Aug 1909
60-Month
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/