Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1982
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1977
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1950
Jul–Aug 1982
2-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
Jun–Aug 1982
3-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1928
May–Aug 1982
4-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
Ties: 1992
Apr–Aug 1982
5-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1935
Mar–Aug 1982
6-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Feb–Aug 1982
7-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Aug 1982
8-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1981–Aug 1982
9-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2015
Nov 1981–Aug 1982
10-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1981–Aug 1982
11-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1981–Aug 1982
12-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2015
Mar 1981–Aug 1982
18-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1980–Aug 1982
24-Month
60.28"
(1,531.11mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1979–Aug 1982
36-Month
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Sep 1978–Aug 1982
48-Month
121.99"
(3,098.55mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1982
60-Month
154.44"
(3,922.78mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/