Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1915
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1913
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
15.36"
(390.14mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 1952
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Ties: 1940
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
22.27"
(565.66mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
24.98"
(634.49mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Ties: 1981
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
28.13"
(714.50mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
34.96"
(887.98mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
65.94"
(1,674.88mm)
64.25"
(1,631.95mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
94.71"
(2,405.63mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
136.28"
(3,461.51mm)
126.04"
(3,201.42mm)
10.24"
(260.09mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
186.36"
(4,733.54mm)
168.04"
(4,268.22mm)
18.32"
(465.32mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
230.40"
(5,852.16mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/