Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1963
Ties: 2019
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1921
Ties: 1960
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1921
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1921
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 2020
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Ties: 1954
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
45.44"
(1,154.18mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-12.61"
(-320.29mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
60.51"
(1,536.95mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-12.02"
(-305.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2004
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Ties: 1904

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/