Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
0.01"
(0.25mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1954 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Ties: 1954
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1913
Ties: 2006
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1913
Ties: 1915
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1959
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1960
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 2004
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1960
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Ties: 1992
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1961
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
45.96"
(1,167.38mm)
51.38"
(1,305.05mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/