Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1976
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1929
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Ties: 1896
Jul–Aug 1976
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Jun–Aug 1976
3-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
May–Aug 1976
4-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Apr–Aug 1976
5-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar–Aug 1976
6-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Feb–Aug 1976
7-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Aug 1976
8-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1975–Aug 1976
9-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1975–Aug 1976
10-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1975–Aug 1976
11-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1975–Aug 1976
12-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar 1975–Aug 1976
18-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1976
24-Month
61.31"
(1,557.27mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Sep 1973–Aug 1976
36-Month
94.69"
(2,405.13mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1972–Aug 1976
48-Month
129.12"
(3,279.65mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1974 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1976
60-Month
160.05"
(4,065.27mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

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