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Climate of 2009 - February
Texas Divisions 4, 7, 8, 9 Drought


National Climatic Data Center, 13 March 2009

Precipitation Ranks for
Texas Division 4, 2008-2009
Period Rank
Feb 7th driest
Jan-Feb 2nd driest
Dec-Feb 1st driest
Nov-Feb 8th driest
Oct-Feb 8th driest
Sep-Feb 16th driest
Aug-Feb 41st driest
Jul-Feb 27th driest
Jun-Feb 32nd driest
May-Feb 35th driest
Apr-Feb 31st driest
Mar-Feb 45th driest
Graphic showing  precipitation departures, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  Palmer Z Index, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  precipitation, February  1895-2009
Graphic showing  Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, January 1900 - February  2009



Precipitation Ranks for
Texas Division 7, 2008-2009
Period Rank
Feb 12th driest
Jan-Feb 2nd driest
Dec-Feb 1st driest
Nov-Feb 2nd driest
Oct-Feb 2nd driest
Sep-Feb 1st driest
Aug-Feb 3rd driest
Jul-Feb 5th driest
Jun-Feb 2nd driest
May-Feb 2nd driest
Apr-Feb 2nd driest
Mar-Feb 2nd driest
Graphic showing  precipitation departures, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  Palmer Z Index, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  precipitation, February  1895-2009
Graphic showing  Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, January 1900 - February  2009



Precipitation Ranks for
Texas Division 8, 2008-2009
Period Rank
Feb 12th driest
Jan-Feb 1st driest
Dec-Feb 1st driest
Nov-Feb 2nd driest
Oct-Feb 4th driest
Sep-Feb 11th driest
Aug-Feb 25th driest
Jul-Feb 25th driest
Jun-Feb 18th driest
May-Feb 13th driest
Apr-Feb 11th driest
Mar-Feb 12th driest
Graphic showing  precipitation departures, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  Palmer Z Index, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  precipitation, February  1895-2009
Graphic showing  Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, January 1900 - February  2009



Precipitation Ranks for
Texas Division 9, 2008-2009
Period Rank
Feb 20th driest
Jan-Feb 7th driest
Dec-Feb 2nd driest
Nov-Feb 1st driest
Oct-Feb 3rd driest
Sep-Feb 1st driest
Aug-Feb 25th driest
Jul-Feb 37th wettest
( 78th driest)
Jun-Feb 53rd driest
May-Feb 41st driest
Apr-Feb 42nd driest
Mar-Feb 39th driest
Graphic showing  precipitation departures, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  Palmer Z Index, January 1998 - present

Graphic showing  precipitation, February  1895-2009
Graphic showing  Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, January 1900 - February  2009


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