Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1977
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1982
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1949 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1928
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1915
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1905
Ties: 1900, 1964
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1927
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1990
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1909
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
61.88"
(1,571.75mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
92.45"
(2,348.23mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
122.97"
(3,123.44mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
154.06"
(3,913.12mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.42"
(112.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/