Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1962
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1963
Ties: 1913
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1897 2020
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1921
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1897 2020
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1921
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 2020
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1921
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1999
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Ties: 2009
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 2003
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 2020
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
43.83"
(1,113.28mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1907
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
55.84"
(1,418.34mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/