Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 2000
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1998
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1973
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1963 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
66.25"
(1,682.75mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
96.98"
(2,463.29mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
140.74"
(3,574.80mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
182.21"
(4,628.13mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
7.77"
(197.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/