Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1941
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1977
Ties: 2019
Jul–Aug 1941
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
Jun–Aug 1941
3-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1928
Ties: 1906
May–Aug 1941
4-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
Apr–Aug 1941
5-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Mar–Aug 1941
6-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Feb–Aug 1941
7-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan–Aug 1941
8-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1940–Aug 1941
9-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1940–Aug 1941
10-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Oct 1940–Aug 1941
11-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1940–Aug 1941
12-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1940–Aug 1941
18-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1962
Sep 1939–Aug 1941
24-Month
57.85"
(1,469.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1938–Aug 1941
36-Month
85.56"
(2,173.22mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1941
48-Month
117.03"
(2,972.56mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1941
60-Month
147.34"
(3,742.44mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/