Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1907
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1974 1999
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1897
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1989
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1901
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2011
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
50.76"
(1,289.30mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
53.90"
(1,369.06mm)
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
77.01"
(1,956.05mm)
70.88"
(1,800.35mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
112.13"
(2,848.10mm)
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
18.47"
(469.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
154.41"
(3,922.01mm)
140.53"
(3,569.46mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1903
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
212.68"
(5,402.07mm)
187.44"
(4,760.98mm)
25.24"
(641.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
263.82"
(6,701.03mm)
234.34"
(5,952.24mm)
29.48"
(748.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/