Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1963
Ties: 1940
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
Ties: 1966
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1921
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1976
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 2000
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Ties: 1960
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
39.27"
(997.46mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
66.05"
(1,677.67mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1904 2004
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/