Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1961
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1998
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1960
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 2011
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
52.46"
(1,332.48mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
69.08"
(1,754.63mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
106.89"
(2,715.01mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
147.01"
(3,734.05mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
185.53"
(4,712.46mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/