Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2021
Ties: 2016
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1968
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1993
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
34.82"
(884.43mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
52.77"
(1,340.36mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
66.34"
(1,685.04mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
107.95"
(2,741.93mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
139.20"
(3,535.68mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
174.20"
(4,424.68mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

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