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Statewide Data Info
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Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
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, 1986, 2007, 2009
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
33rd Driest
Driest since:
1940
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1996, 2018
Jun–Aug 2008
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: 1973
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1924
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1935
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
2021
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1896
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
2008
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1997, 2021
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
2022
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1995
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1924
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
30th Driest
Driest since:
1924
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
39th Driest
Driest since:
1924
89th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
-4.76"
(-120.91mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
2021
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1977
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
-13.70"
(-347.98mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1977
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
60.48"
(1,536.19mm)
67.31"
(1,709.67mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
2022
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
89.50"
(2,273.30mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
2015
53rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
109.33"
(2,776.98mm)
111.68"
(2,836.67mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1991
60th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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