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Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
18th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1904
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1940
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1951, 1975
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
2002
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
Ties: 1945
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
94th Driest
Driest since:
1924
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
2021
27th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
2008
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
13th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
2022
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1924
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1924
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
1924
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
2021
79th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1977
94th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-11.27"
(-286.26mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1977
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-5.57"
(-141.47mm)
49th Driest
Driest since:
2022
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
79.17"
(2,010.92mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
-10.33"
(-262.38mm)
30th Driest
Driest since:
2015
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
102.19"
(2,595.63mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-9.49"
(-241.04mm)
40th Driest
Driest since:
1991
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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