Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1952
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1963
Ties: 1928
Jul–Aug 1952
2-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1949 2020
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
Jun–Aug 1952
3-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
May–Aug 1952
4-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
Apr–Aug 1952
5-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Mar–Aug 1952
6-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1920
Feb–Aug 1952
7-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jan–Aug 1952
8-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Dec 1951–Aug 1952
9-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Nov 1951–Aug 1952
10-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1951–Aug 1952
11-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1965
Sep 1951–Aug 1952
12-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar 1951–Aug 1952
18-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Sep 1950–Aug 1952
24-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Sep 1949–Aug 1952
36-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1907
Sep 1948–Aug 1952
48-Month
54.19"
(1,376.43mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Sep 1947–Aug 1952
60-Month
67.82"
(1,722.63mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 2004
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1987
Ties: 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/