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Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1927, 2010, 2011, 2020, 2021
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1940
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
2002
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 1924, 1930
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1924
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1943, 1970
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
2021
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
2008
60th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
54th Driest
Driest since:
2022
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Ties: 2001
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
52nd Driest
Driest since:
1924
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
32nd Driest
Driest since:
1924
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1924
97th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
2021
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1947
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1977
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 2015
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
71st Driest
Driest since:
1977
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
66.36"
(1,685.54mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
2022
57th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
2015
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
110.98"
(2,818.89mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1991
55th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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