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Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
57th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1973
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1940
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1911, 1929
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest
Driest since:
2002
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1924
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
66th Driest
Driest since:
2021
63rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Ties: 1895
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
2008
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
2022
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-7.46"
(-189.49mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1924
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1924
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1924
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
2021
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-7.68"
(-195.07mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1977
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
40.17"
(1,020.32mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1977
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
65.35"
(1,659.89mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
2022
62nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1984

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