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Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1943, 2015
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1940
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1907, 1993, 2004
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
2002
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 1961, 1970
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1924
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
2021
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
2008
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
71st Driest
Driest since:
2022
58th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1924
73rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1924
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
58th Driest
Driest since:
1924
70th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
56th Driest
Driest since:
2021
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1977
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-9.04"
(-229.62mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1977
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-10.42"
(-264.66mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
2022
97th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
79.10"
(2,009.14mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
2015
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
97.84"
(2,485.14mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-13.84"
(-351.53mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1991
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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