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Statewide Data Info
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Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
5th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1940
13th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1945, 2014
Jun–Aug 1961
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: 1948, 1970
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1924
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1963
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
2021
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
66th Driest
Driest since:
2008
63rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1976
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
2022
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-5.93"
(-150.62mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1924
111th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1924
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1924
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
40th Driest
Driest since:
2021
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
32nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-9.68"
(-245.87mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
1977
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-17.09"
(-434.08mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
2022
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
2015
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
102.98"
(2,615.69mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1991
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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