Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911, 1944, 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1946, 2007
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Ties: 1908, 1974
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1913
Ties: 1968
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Ties: 1948, 1955
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1941
Ties: 1961
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
15.92"
(404.37mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Ties: 1993
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
66.23"
(1,682.24mm)
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2014
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
78.12"
(1,984.25mm)
69.58"
(1,767.33mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Ties: 1995
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
101.49"
(2,577.85mm)
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
14.65"
(372.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1933, 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Ties: 1944

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/