Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1965
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1963 1929
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1977
Ties: 2006
Jul–Aug 1965
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1964 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Ties: 1895
Jun–Aug 1965
3-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1964 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1928
Ties: 1949, 1968, 2009
May–Aug 1965
4-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1964 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Apr–Aug 1965
5-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar–Aug 1965
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1905
Ties: 1999
Feb–Aug 1965
7-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jan–Aug 1965
8-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1964–Aug 1965
9-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1942
Nov 1964–Aug 1965
10-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1964–Aug 1965
11-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 2009
Sep 1964–Aug 1965
12-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1964–Aug 1965
18-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1963–Aug 1965
24-Month
58.23"
(1,479.04mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1899
Sep 1962–Aug 1965
36-Month
85.36"
(2,168.14mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Sep 1961–Aug 1965
48-Month
115.22"
(2,926.59mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Sep 1960–Aug 1965
60-Month
145.03"
(3,683.76mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/