Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1977
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Ties: 1917
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1928
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1905
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1941
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
90.12"
(2,289.05mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
118.34"
(3,005.84mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
151.83"
(3,856.48mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/