Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2000
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 2000
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1954
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2017
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1981
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
10.08"
(256.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
12.36"
(313.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
72.99"
(1,853.95mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
18.48"
(469.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
87.77"
(2,229.36mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
121.80"
(3,093.72mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
154.47"
(3,923.54mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
14.84"
(376.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
188.60"
(4,790.44mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/