Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1962
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1963
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 2020
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1921
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 2020
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1921
Ties: 1946
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 2020
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1921
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 2020
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1999
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Ties: 1971
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2002
116th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 2002
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 2002
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/