Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1954
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1953 1929
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977
Jul–Aug 1954
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1915
Jun–Aug 1954
3-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1928
May–Aug 1954
4-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1915
Ties: 2012
Apr–Aug 1954
5-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar–Aug 1954
6-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1905
Feb–Aug 1954
7-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan–Aug 1954
8-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–Aug 1954
9-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1977
Nov 1953–Aug 1954
10-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Oct 1953–Aug 1954
11-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1954
12-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-4.33"
(-109.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1953–Aug 1954
18-Month
41.92"
(1,064.77mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1954
24-Month
53.29"
(1,353.57mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Sep 1951–Aug 1954
36-Month
83.38"
(2,117.85mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1954
48-Month
112.83"
(2,865.88mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1954
60-Month
143.51"
(3,645.15mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/