Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1957
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1956 1962
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1963
Ties: 1951
Jul–Aug 1957
2-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1921
Jun–Aug 1957
3-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1921
May–Aug 1957
4-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1921
Apr–Aug 1957
5-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1999
Mar–Aug 1957
6-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–Aug 1957
7-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan–Aug 1957
8-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Dec 1956–Aug 1957
9-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1956–Aug 1957
10-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1956–Aug 1957
11-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1956–Aug 1957
12-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar 1956–Aug 1957
18-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1942
Sep 1955–Aug 1957
24-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Sep 1954–Aug 1957
36-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1907
Sep 1953–Aug 1957
48-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-9.18"
(-233.17mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
Ties: 1904
Sep 1952–Aug 1957
60-Month
60.73"
(1,542.54mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-11.80"
(-299.72mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 2004
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987

Citing This Page

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