NOAA August 2012 – Precipitation Ranked Driest to Wettest by Ranking

NOAA August 2012 Precipitation Ranked Driest to Wettest. Rank 1 = Driest. Rank 118 = Wettest.

Three states had the driest August ever: Nebraska, Washington and Wyoming.

No states had the wettest, but Louisiana and Mississippi each had their 2nd wettest (rank 117).

California (2002) and Nevada (1940) are the only state evers to have zero precipitation in August  therefore the records can only be tied.

State Aug 2012 Aug Ranking Driest Aug Driest Aug Precip
Nebraska 1.02 1 2012 1.02
Washington 0.05 1 2012 0.05
Wyoming 0.12 1 2012 0.12
Idaho 0.16 4 1940 0.12
Oregon 0.04 6 1955 0.01
Colorado 1.05 9 1960 0.63
South Dakota 1.19 12 2001 0.72
Minnesota 2.08 18 1930 1.24
Montana 0.59 21 2001 0.2
Wisconsin 2.53 24 1930 1.07
Missouri 2.35 26 1909 0.6
West Virginia 3.05 28 1957 1.55
Vermont 3.15 30 1957 1.28
New Mexico 1.75 33 1962 0.64
Iowa 2.94 38 1984 1.05
Ohio 2.86 40 1951 1.31
North Dakota 1.74 45 1961 0.72
New York 3.4 52 1907 1.47
Kansas 2.83 53 1913 0.53
Utah 0.87 53 1985 0.07
Texas 2.07 55 2000 0.47
Michigan 3.01 57 1930 0.76
Delaware 4.29 59 2008 0.99
Oklahoma 2.8 60 2000 0.14
Pennsylvania 3.66 60 1930 1.29
Kentucky 3.47 62 1925 1.27
Connecticut 4.07 67 1981 1.03
Tennessee 3.76 67 1953 0.97
Illinois 3.53 68 1953 1.12
Rhode Island 3.57 70 1984 0.58
Maryland 4.64 77 1930 1.07
Arizona 2.38 84 1962 0.62
Indiana 4.07 86 1897 1.59
New Jersey 5.68 86 1964 0.9
New Hampshire 5.03 87 1996 0.96
Virginia 4.91 87 1930 1.74
Maine 4.62 88 2002 1.08
North Carolina 6.35 89 1997 1.94
California 0.28 92 2002 0
Georgia 6.39 96 1925 1.84
Massachusetts 4.82 96 1907 1.11
Arkansas 4.38 97 2000 0.4
South Carolina 7.53 98 1925 1.47
Nevada 1.03 104 1944 0
Alabama 6.31 111 1925 1.13
Florida 11.69 115 1938 4.05
Louisiana 8.47 117 1980 1.67
Mississippi 8.58 117 1954 1.4

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