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 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2014
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2013 1929
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jul–Aug 2014
2-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1915
Ties: 1961
Jun–Aug 2014
3-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2013 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1928
May–Aug 2014
4-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1915
Apr–Aug 2014
5-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Mar–Aug 2014
6-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1905
Feb–Aug 2014
7-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jan–Aug 2014
8-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Dec 2013–Aug 2014
9-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1999
Nov 2013–Aug 2014
10-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1944
Oct 2013–Aug 2014
11-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2013–Aug 2014
12-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1905
Mar 2013–Aug 2014
18-Month
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2012–Aug 2014
24-Month
60.91"
(1,547.11mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Ties: 1986
Sep 2011–Aug 2014
36-Month
89.02"
(2,261.11mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Sep 2010–Aug 2014
48-Month
119.19"
(3,027.43mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2009–Aug 2014
60-Month
152.68"
(3,878.07mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/