Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1946 1962
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1963
Ties: 1955
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1921
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 2020
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1921
Ties: 1916
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1946 2020
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 2020
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1999
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1955, 2007
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1959
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1907
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Ties: 2009
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
68.13"
(1,730.50mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/