Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 2000
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1985
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1958 2000
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 2011
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 1904
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1927
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
57.80"
(1,468.12mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
77.70"
(1,973.58mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
7.86"
(199.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
114.75"
(2,914.65mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
138.94"
(3,529.08mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
169.58"
(4,307.33mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/