Average Total Rainfall in US Cities During August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at the largest cities in the United States.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. The count of days includes those when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

August rainfall averages by city
Days City Inches Milli­metres
10 Atlanta, Georgia 3.9 99
5 Austin, Texas 2.4 60
9 Baltimore, Maryland 3.3 84
10 Birmingham, Alabama 3.9 100
9 Boston, Massachusetts 3.4 85
10 Buffalo, New York 3.3 83
10 Charlotte, North Carolina 4.2 107
10 Chicago, Illinois 4.9 124
11 Cincinnati, Ohio 3.6 92
10 Cleveland, Ohio 3.5 89
9 Columbus, Ohio 3.3 84
5 Dallas, Texas 1.9 47
9 Denver, Colorado 2.1 52
10 Detroit, Michigan 3.0 76
10 Hartford, Connecticut 3.9 100
8 Houston, Texas 3.8 96
9 Indianapolis, Indiana 3.1 80
Days City Inches Milli­metres
15 Jacksonville, Florida 6.8 173
8 Kansas City, Missouri 4.4 112
3 Las Vegas, Nevada 0.3 8
0 Los Angeles, California 0.1 1
8 Louisville, Kentucky 3.3 85
7 Memphis, Tennessee 2.9 73
19 Miami, Florida 8.9 226
10 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4.0 101
10 Minneapolis, Minnesota 4.3 109
8 Nashville, Tennessee 3.2 81
13 New Orleans, Louisiana 6.0 152
10 New York, New York 4.4 113
7 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 3.3 83
17 Orlando, Florida 7.1 181
8 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3.5 89
3 Phoenix, Arizona 1.0 25
10 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 3.5 88
Days City Inches Milli­metres
4 Portland, Oregon 0.8 20
9 Providence, Rhode Island 3.6 91
9 Raleigh, North Carolina 4.6 116
9 Richmond, Virginia 4.7 118
0 Riverside, California 0.1 3
11 Rochester, New York 3.5 88
0 Sacramento, California 0.1 1
5 Salt Lake City, Utah 0.7 18
5 San Antonio, Texas 2.1 53
0 San Diego, California 0.0 1
0 San Francisco, California 0.0 1
0 San Jose, California 0.0 1
5 Seattle, Washington 0.9 24
8 St. Louis, Missouri 3.0 76
16 Tampa, Florida 7.8 197
10 Virginia Beach, Virginia 5.5 140
8 Washington, DC 2.9 74
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

US City Precipitation
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