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Statewide Data Info
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Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
0.07"
(1.78mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1985
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1940
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1902, 1964
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
2002
69th Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 1927
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1924
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1897
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
2021
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Ties: 1922
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
58th Driest
Driest since:
2008
71st Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
80th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
2022
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1924
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1924
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1924
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
2021
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1960, 2002
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
1977
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
54.11"
(1,374.39mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-13.20"
(-335.28mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
2022
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
70.76"
(1,797.30mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-18.74"
(-476.00mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
2015
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
91.79"
(2,331.47mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-19.89"
(-505.20mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1991
115th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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