Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1962
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1963
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Ties: 1920
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Ties: 1989
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 2020
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1904
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
54.50"
(1,384.30mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
68.08"
(1,729.23mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2004
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/