Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Ties: 1926, 2003
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1907
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1999
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1897
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1989
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1901
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1974 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1901
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1974 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1901
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
33.83"
(859.28mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
39.52"
(1,003.81mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
44.28"
(1,124.71mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
50.50"
(1,282.70mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
58.23"
(1,479.04mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
11.34"
(288.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
83.07"
(2,109.98mm)
70.88"
(1,800.35mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
100.51"
(2,552.95mm)
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2007
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
158.78"
(4,033.01mm)
140.53"
(3,569.46mm)
18.25"
(463.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1903
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
209.92"
(5,331.97mm)
187.44"
(4,760.98mm)
22.48"
(570.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
256.99"
(6,527.55mm)
234.34"
(5,952.24mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/