Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1957
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1943 1929
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1977
Jul–Aug 1957
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1915
Jun–Aug 1957
3-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1928
Ties: 1911
May–Aug 1957
4-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1915
Apr–Aug 1957
5-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Aug 1957
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1905
Feb–Aug 1957
7-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–Aug 1957
8-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1956–Aug 1957
9-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1956–Aug 1957
10-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1956–Aug 1957
11-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1923
Sep 1956–Aug 1957
12-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1956–Aug 1957
18-Month
43.22"
(1,097.79mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1957
24-Month
56.42"
(1,433.07mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Sep 1954–Aug 1957
36-Month
83.69"
(2,125.73mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-6.17"
(-156.71mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1957
48-Month
109.30"
(2,776.22mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-10.47"
(-265.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1957
60-Month
136.98"
(3,479.29mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-12.66"
(-321.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 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/