Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1931
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1977
Ties: 1927
Jul–Aug 1931
2-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
Jun–Aug 1931
3-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1928
May–Aug 1931
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1915
Apr–Aug 1931
5-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Mar–Aug 1931
6-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1905
Feb–Aug 1931
7-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1924
Jan–Aug 1931
8-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-3.07"
(-77.97mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1930–Aug 1931
9-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Nov 1930–Aug 1931
10-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Oct 1930–Aug 1931
11-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1930–Aug 1931
12-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Mar 1930–Aug 1931
18-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1929–Aug 1931
24-Month
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Sep 1928–Aug 1931
36-Month
81.60"
(2,072.64mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-8.26"
(-209.80mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1927–Aug 1931
48-Month
113.13"
(2,873.50mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1926–Aug 1931
60-Month
146.19"
(3,713.23mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/