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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2013
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2012 1929
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1977
Ties: 2003
Jul–Aug 2013
2-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Jun–Aug 2013
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1928
May–Aug 2013
4-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Apr–Aug 2013
5-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Mar–Aug 2013
6-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Ties: 1981
Feb–Aug 2013
7-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan–Aug 2013
8-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2012–Aug 2013
9-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2012–Aug 2013
10-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Oct 2012–Aug 2013
11-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2012–Aug 2013
12-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar 2012–Aug 2013
18-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Sep 2011–Aug 2013
24-Month
58.48"
(1,485.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2012 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Ties: 1905
Sep 2010–Aug 2013
36-Month
88.65"
(2,251.71mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Sep 2009–Aug 2013
48-Month
122.14"
(3,102.36mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Sep 2008–Aug 2013
60-Month
152.55"
(3,874.77mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/