Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1928
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1927 1929
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1977
Jul–Aug 1928
2-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1927 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Ties: 2017
Jun–Aug 1928
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1927 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1928
May–Aug 1928
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1927 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Apr–Aug 1928
5-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1927 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Aug 1928
6-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1927 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1905
Feb–Aug 1928
7-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan–Aug 1928
8-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1927–Aug 1928
9-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1927–Aug 1928
10-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Oct 1927–Aug 1928
11-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1927–Aug 1928
12-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Mar 1927–Aug 1928
18-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Sep 1926–Aug 1928
24-Month
64.59"
(1,640.59mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1927 1918
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1925–Aug 1928
36-Month
93.96"
(2,386.58mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Sep 1924–Aug 1928
48-Month
119.67"
(3,039.62mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Sep 1923–Aug 1928
60-Month
147.82"
(3,754.63mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/