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Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
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: 1898
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1940
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1995
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
2002
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 2008
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1924
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
2021
125th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
2008
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
68th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
2022
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
78th Driest
Driest since:
1924
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1924
40th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
93rd Driest
Driest since:
1924
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
95th Driest
Driest since:
2021
33rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1977
51st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1977
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
2022
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
87.22"
(2,215.39mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
2015
63rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
118.99"
(3,022.35mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1991
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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