Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1962
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1963
Ties: 1938
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Ties: 1918
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1907
Ties: 2009
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1986
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
69.31"
(1,760.47mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/