Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1929
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1913
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1913
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1941
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1960
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1960
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1961
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
51.38"
(1,305.05mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/