Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1929
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1929
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1977
Jul–Aug 1929
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
Jun–Aug 1929
3-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1928
May–Aug 1929
4-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1925 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
Apr–Aug 1929
5-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1904, 1946
Mar–Aug 1929
6-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1905
Feb–Aug 1929
7-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan–Aug 1929
8-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Dec 1928–Aug 1929
9-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Nov 1928–Aug 1929
10-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Oct 1928–Aug 1929
11-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Sep 1928–Aug 1929
12-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Mar 1928–Aug 1929
18-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Sep 1927–Aug 1929
24-Month
60.39"
(1,533.91mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Sep 1926–Aug 1929
36-Month
93.45"
(2,373.63mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1992
Sep 1925–Aug 1929
48-Month
122.82"
(3,119.63mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Sep 1924–Aug 1929
60-Month
148.53"
(3,772.66mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019

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