Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1960
1-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1959 2000
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2017
Jul–Aug 1960
2-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1959 2000
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jun–Aug 1960
3-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1958, 1979
May–Aug 1960
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2021
Apr–Aug 1960
5-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1953
Mar–Aug 1960
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Feb–Aug 1960
7-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Jan–Aug 1960
8-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1948
Dec 1959–Aug 1960
9-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1929
Nov 1959–Aug 1960
10-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1959–Aug 1960
11-Month
33.04"
(839.22mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1959–Aug 1960
12-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1959–Aug 1960
18-Month
56.85"
(1,443.99mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Sep 1958–Aug 1960
24-Month
71.37"
(1,812.80mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Sep 1957–Aug 1960
36-Month
113.71"
(2,888.23mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
8.97"
(227.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Sep 1956–Aug 1960
48-Month
150.76"
(3,829.30mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1960
60-Month
174.95"
(4,443.73mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/