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 May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2008
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1986
Ties: 1989
Aug–Sep 2008
2-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1977
Jul–Sep 2008
3-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Jun–Sep 2008
4-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Ties: 1973
May–Sep 2008
5-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Apr–Sep 2008
6-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Mar–Sep 2008
7-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1973
Ties: 1900
Feb–Sep 2008
8-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jan–Sep 2008
9-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Dec 2007–Sep 2008
10-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2007–Sep 2008
11-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Oct 2007–Sep 2008
12-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Apr 2007–Sep 2008
18-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Oct 2006–Sep 2008
24-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Oct 2005–Sep 2008
36-Month
90.15"
(2,289.81mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Oct 2004–Sep 2008
48-Month
121.75"
(3,092.45mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Oct 2003–Sep 2008
60-Month
153.36"
(3,895.34mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2006 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/