Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1924 1962
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1963
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Ties: 1964
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1921
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 2020
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1999
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2003
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Ties: 1900
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2004
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/