Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 2000
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 2000
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1958, 1960
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2021
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
7.02"
(178.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
58.87"
(1,495.30mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
72.86"
(1,850.64mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
107.86"
(2,739.64mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
138.59"
(3,520.19mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
182.35"
(4,631.69mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/