Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1926
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1925 1929
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1977
Jul–Aug 1926
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1925 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1915
Jun–Aug 1926
3-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1928
May–Aug 1926
4-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1925 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1915
Apr–Aug 1926
5-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Mar–Aug 1926
6-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1925 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1905
Ties: 1985
Feb–Aug 1926
7-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jan–Aug 1926
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Dec 1925–Aug 1926
9-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Nov 1925–Aug 1926
10-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Oct 1925–Aug 1926
11-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Sep 1925–Aug 1926
12-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Mar 1925–Aug 1926
18-Month
42.57"
(1,081.28mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Sep 1924–Aug 1926
24-Month
55.08"
(1,399.03mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Sep 1923–Aug 1926
36-Month
83.23"
(2,114.04mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Sep 1922–Aug 1926
48-Month
112.79"
(2,864.87mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Ties: 1933
Sep 1921–Aug 1926
60-Month
143.41"
(3,642.61mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-6.23"
(-158.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/