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Statewide Data Info
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Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1937, 2002
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1918, 1921, 1954, 2000, 2017
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1940
30th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1946
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
2002
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
1913
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1924
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
39th Driest
Driest since:
2021
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
2008
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 2021
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
2022
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
91st Driest
Driest since:
1924
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1924
36th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
98th Driest
Driest since:
1924
30th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1911
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
2021
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
1977
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
86.89"
(2,207.01mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
19.58"
(497.34mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
2022
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
2015
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
132.87"
(3,374.90mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
115th Driest
Driest since:
1991
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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