Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Ties: 1975
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2021
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Ties: 1933
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1962
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
33.46"
(849.88mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-7.54"
(-191.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2016
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
60.45"
(1,535.43mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-9.39"
(-238.51mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/