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 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2010
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1929
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1977
Ties: 1967
Jul–Aug 2010
2-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Jun–Aug 2010
3-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1928
May–Aug 2010
4-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Ties: 1995
Apr–Aug 2010
5-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Mar–Aug 2010
6-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1905
Feb–Aug 2010
7-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jan–Aug 2010
8-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2009–Aug 2010
9-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2009–Aug 2010
10-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Oct 2009–Aug 2010
11-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 2009–Aug 2010
12-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1958
Mar 2009–Aug 2010
18-Month
51.10"
(1,297.94mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 2008–Aug 2010
24-Month
63.90"
(1,623.06mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Sep 2007–Aug 2010
36-Month
94.75"
(2,406.65mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2006–Aug 2010
48-Month
125.40"
(3,185.16mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 2005–Aug 2010
60-Month
153.31"
(3,894.07mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/