Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, August 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1963
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1929
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1977
Jul–Aug 1963
2-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Ties: 1973
Jun–Aug 1963
3-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1928
Ties: 1943
May–Aug 1963
4-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Ties: 2000
Apr–Aug 1963
5-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar–Aug 1963
6-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Feb–Aug 1963
7-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jan–Aug 1963
8-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1962–Aug 1963
9-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1962–Aug 1963
10-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1962–Aug 1963
11-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1962–Aug 1963
12-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar 1962–Aug 1963
18-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1961–Aug 1963
24-Month
56.99"
(1,447.55mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Sep 1960–Aug 1963
36-Month
86.80"
(2,204.72mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1963
48-Month
117.25"
(2,978.15mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1963
60-Month
145.47"
(3,694.94mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/