Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1937
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1977
Ties: 1907, 1950, 1982
Jul–Aug 1937
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1915
Jun–Aug 1937
3-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1928
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1971
May–Aug 1937
4-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1915
Apr–Aug 1937
5-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Aug 1937
6-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Feb–Aug 1937
7-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan–Aug 1937
8-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1936–Aug 1937
9-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Nov 1936–Aug 1937
10-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Oct 1936–Aug 1937
11-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1937
12-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar 1936–Aug 1937
18-Month
43.09"
(1,094.49mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1896
Sep 1935–Aug 1937
24-Month
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Sep 1934–Aug 1937
36-Month
87.55"
(2,223.77mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Sep 1933–Aug 1937
48-Month
111.63"
(2,835.40mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1932–Aug 1937
60-Month
140.94"
(3,579.88mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/