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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1944
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1929
27th Wettest
Wettest since:
1977
Jul–Aug 1944
2-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1930
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
1915
Ties: 1988
Jun–Aug 1944
3-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1930
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
1928
Ties: 1902, 1937, 1971
May–Aug 1944
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest
Driest since:
1936
71st Wettest
Wettest since:
1915
Ties: 1902, 1974
Apr–Aug 1944
5-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
1934
33rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar–Aug 1944
6-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
1936
23rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Ties: 2009
Feb–Aug 1944
7-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
114th Driest
Driest since:
1934
15th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1912
Jan–Aug 1944
8-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1943–Aug 1944
9-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1931
51st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1943–Aug 1944
10-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2014
Oct 1943–Aug 1944
11-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1934
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1944
12-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
40th Driest
Driest since:
1934
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 1943–Aug 1944
18-Month
45.48"
(1,155.19mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1931
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1944
24-Month
59.11"
(1,501.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1918
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Sep 1941–Aug 1944
36-Month
91.75"
(2,330.45mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
78th Driest
Driest since:
1956
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1940–Aug 1944
48-Month
122.62"
(3,114.55mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1956
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1939–Aug 1944
60-Month
149.60"
(3,799.84mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
1934
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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