Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911, 1944, 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 1915, 1962
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Ties: 1989, 1992
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1913
Ties: 1982
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
15.92"
(404.37mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
11.32"
(287.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
67.18"
(1,706.37mm)
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2014
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
94.99"
(2,412.75mm)
69.58"
(1,767.33mm)
25.41"
(645.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
106.88"
(2,714.75mm)
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
20.04"
(509.01mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933, 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/