Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2005
1-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2003 1929
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1977
Ties: 1979
Jul–Aug 2005
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Ties: 1933
Jun–Aug 2005
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2003 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1928
Ties: 1979
May–Aug 2005
4-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Apr–Aug 2005
5-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Mar–Aug 2005
6-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1905
Feb–Aug 2005
7-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jan–Aug 2005
8-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Dec 2004–Aug 2005
9-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Nov 2004–Aug 2005
10-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Oct 2004–Aug 2005
11-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Sep 2004–Aug 2005
12-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1942
Mar 2004–Aug 2005
18-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Sep 2003–Aug 2005
24-Month
64.09"
(1,627.89mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Sep 2002–Aug 2005
36-Month
95.69"
(2,430.53mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
5.83"
(148.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2005
48-Month
123.33"
(3,132.58mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 2000–Aug 2005
60-Month
151.97"
(3,860.04mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/