Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1962
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1963
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1949 2020
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Ties: 1975
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1907
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
55.10"
(1,399.54mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1986
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
67.15"
(1,705.61mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2004
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 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/