Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1943, 2010
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1984
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1913
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1913
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1995
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1925
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1960
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1960
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
30.90"
(784.86mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
51.38"
(1,305.05mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/