Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1990
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 1929
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1977
Jul–Aug 1990
2-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1915
Ties: 1989
Jun–Aug 1990
3-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1928
Ties: 2020
May–Aug 1990
4-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1915
Ties: 1958, 2003
Apr–Aug 1990
5-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 1947
Mar–Aug 1990
6-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1905
Ties: 2011
Feb–Aug 1990
7-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jan–Aug 1990
8-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1989–Aug 1990
9-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 2003
Nov 1989–Aug 1990
10-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 1950
Oct 1989–Aug 1990
11-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Sep 1989–Aug 1990
12-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Mar 1989–Aug 1990
18-Month
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1921
Sep 1988–Aug 1990
24-Month
60.74"
(1,542.80mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Sep 1987–Aug 1990
36-Month
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Sep 1986–Aug 1990
48-Month
117.89"
(2,994.41mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Sep 1985–Aug 1990
60-Month
149.11"
(3,787.39mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/