Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 2000
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1947
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 2000
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2017
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
16.88"
(428.75mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1963 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 2011
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1963 2011
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1984
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
31.66"
(804.16mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1899
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1976 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
74.34"
(1,888.24mm)
69.84"
(1,773.94mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
110.13"
(2,797.30mm)
104.74"
(2,660.40mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
149.09"
(3,786.89mm)
139.63"
(3,546.60mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
181.71"
(4,615.43mm)
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
7.27"
(184.65mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/