Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2006
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2003 1929
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1977
Ties: 1965
Jul–Aug 2006
2-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1915
Ties: 1984
Jun–Aug 2006
3-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1928
Ties: 1922
May–Aug 2006
4-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1915
Apr–Aug 2006
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1897
Mar–Aug 2006
6-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Feb–Aug 2006
7-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jan–Aug 2006
8-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2005–Aug 2006
9-Month
21.38"
(543.05mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2005–Aug 2006
10-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Oct 2005–Aug 2006
11-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2005–Aug 2006
12-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Mar 2005–Aug 2006
18-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2004–Aug 2006
24-Month
60.55"
(1,537.97mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Sep 2003–Aug 2006
36-Month
92.00"
(2,336.80mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2002–Aug 2006
48-Month
123.60"
(3,139.44mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2006
60-Month
151.24"
(3,841.50mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/