Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1988
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 1954
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1902
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
56.18"
(1,426.97mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
73.62"
(1,869.95mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
113.74"
(2,889.00mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
152.26"
(3,867.40mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
181.95"
(4,621.53mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/