Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1962
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1963
Ties: 1953
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Ties: 1996
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Ties: 1962
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-3.73"
(-94.75mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Ties: 2001
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
55.05"
(1,398.27mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1986
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
68.55"
(1,741.17mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/