Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1912
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1910 1929
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1977
Ties: 2008
Jul–Aug 1912
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1911 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1915
Jun–Aug 1912
3-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1911 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1928
May–Aug 1912
4-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1915
Apr–Aug 1912
5-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1945
Mar–Aug 1912
6-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Feb–Aug 1912
7-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1944
Jan–Aug 1912
8-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1911–Aug 1912
9-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1911–Aug 1912
10-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Oct 1911–Aug 1912
11-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1911–Aug 1912
12-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1979
Mar 1911–Aug 1912
18-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1910–Aug 1912
24-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Sep 1909–Aug 1912
36-Month
86.02"
(2,184.91mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Sep 1908–Aug 1912
48-Month
115.10"
(2,923.54mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Sep 1907–Aug 1912
60-Month
147.12"
(3,736.85mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 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/