Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 1962
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1963
Ties: 1969
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
86th Driest Driest to Date 2020
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1921
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 2020
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1921
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
111th Driest Driest to Date 2020
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1921
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
90th Driest Driest to Date 2020
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 2002
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
92nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/