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Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1902, 1933, 1946, 1957, 2007, 2008, 2009
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1940
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1901, 1978
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
2002
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 1942, 2007
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1924
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1987
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
2021
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
2008
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
110th Driest
Driest since:
2022
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1924
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1924
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1924
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
5.67"
(144.01mm)
105th Driest
Driest since:
2021
23rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
95th Driest
Driest since:
1977
33rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1909
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
45.54"
(1,156.72mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
1977
54th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
68.56"
(1,741.42mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
75th Driest
Driest since:
2022
51st Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
109.32"
(2,776.73mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
2015
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
141.05"
(3,582.67mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
29.37"
(746.00mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1991
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1999

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