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 June 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2011
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2000 1929
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1977
Jul–Aug 2011
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2000 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Ties: 1970
Jun–Aug 2011
3-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1928
May–Aug 2011
4-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Apr–Aug 2011
5-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar–Aug 2011
6-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Ties: 1990
Feb–Aug 2011
7-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan–Aug 2011
8-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2010–Aug 2011
9-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2010–Aug 2011
10-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Oct 2010–Aug 2011
11-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2010–Aug 2011
12-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar 2010–Aug 2011
18-Month
47.49"
(1,206.25mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2009–Aug 2011
24-Month
63.66"
(1,616.96mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2020
Sep 2008–Aug 2011
36-Month
94.07"
(2,389.38mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1907
Sep 2007–Aug 2011
48-Month
124.92"
(3,172.97mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2006–Aug 2011
60-Month
155.57"
(3,951.48mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

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