Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 1929
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1977
Ties: 1987
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1915
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1928
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1977
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1905
Ties: 1899
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1913, 1924
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
41.55"
(1,055.37mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
80.56"
(2,046.22mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
110.65"
(2,810.51mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
140.10"
(3,558.54mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/