Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1936
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1977
Ties: 1924, 1956
Jul–Aug 1936
2-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1915
Jun–Aug 1936
3-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1928
May–Aug 1936
4-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1915
Apr–Aug 1936
5-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Aug 1936
6-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Feb–Aug 1936
7-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan–Aug 1936
8-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1935–Aug 1936
9-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Nov 1935–Aug 1936
10-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Oct 1935–Aug 1936
11-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1936
12-Month
26.17"
(664.72mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar 1935–Aug 1936
18-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1936
24-Month
57.24"
(1,453.90mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Sep 1933–Aug 1936
36-Month
81.32"
(2,065.53mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-8.54"
(-216.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1932–Aug 1936
48-Month
110.63"
(2,810.00mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-9.14"
(-232.16mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1931–Aug 1936
60-Month
141.37"
(3,590.80mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • 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/