Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1917
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1913 1929
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1977
Jul–Aug 1917
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Ties: 1962
Jun–Aug 1917
3-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1913 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1928
May–Aug 1917
4-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Apr–Aug 1917
5-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar–Aug 1917
6-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1905
Feb–Aug 1917
7-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan–Aug 1917
8-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1916–Aug 1917
9-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1916–Aug 1917
10-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Oct 1916–Aug 1917
11-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1916–Aug 1917
12-Month
26.96"
(684.78mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar 1916–Aug 1917
18-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1964
Sep 1915–Aug 1917
24-Month
57.96"
(1,472.18mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Sep 1914–Aug 1917
36-Month
90.08"
(2,288.03mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1913 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1913–Aug 1917
48-Month
120.46"
(3,059.68mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1912–Aug 1917
60-Month
148.29"
(3,766.57mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/