Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1968
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1967 1929
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1977
Ties: 1908
Jul–Aug 1968
2-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Ties: 1945, 1985
Jun–Aug 1968
3-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1928
Ties: 1949, 1965, 2009
May–Aug 1968
4-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1915
Apr–Aug 1968
5-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1997
Mar–Aug 1968
6-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1905
Feb–Aug 1968
7-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Aug 1968
8-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1967–Aug 1968
9-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1967–Aug 1968
10-Month
25.04"
(636.02mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1986
Oct 1967–Aug 1968
11-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1968
12-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Mar 1967–Aug 1968
18-Month
46.40"
(1,178.56mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1966–Aug 1968
24-Month
58.63"
(1,489.20mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Sep 1965–Aug 1968
36-Month
86.57"
(2,198.88mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Sep 1964–Aug 1968
48-Month
116.84"
(2,967.74mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Sep 1963–Aug 1968
60-Month
144.80"
(3,677.92mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 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/