Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1916
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1913 1929
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1977
Ties: 1895
Jul–Aug 1916
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1914 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Ties: 1971
Jun–Aug 1916
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1914 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1928
Ties: 1920, 2018
May–Aug 1916
4-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Apr–Aug 1916
5-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Aug 1916
6-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Feb–Aug 1916
7-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Aug 1916
8-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1915–Aug 1916
9-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1923
Nov 1915–Aug 1916
10-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1915–Aug 1916
11-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Sep 1915–Aug 1916
12-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar 1915–Aug 1916
18-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1914–Aug 1916
24-Month
63.12"
(1,603.25mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Sep 1913–Aug 1916
36-Month
93.50"
(2,374.90mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1921, 1943
Sep 1912–Aug 1916
48-Month
121.33"
(3,081.78mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Sep 1911–Aug 1916
60-Month
153.85"
(3,907.79mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 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/