Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1963 2000
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1909, 1924, 1980
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2011
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2021
Ties: 1978
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
6.52"
(165.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2015
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
7.86"
(199.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
79.18"
(2,011.17mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
111.50"
(2,832.10mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
143.70"
(3,649.98mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
179.46"
(4,558.28mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
5.02"
(127.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/