Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1960
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1963
Ties: 1900
Jul–Aug 1960
2-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1900
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1921
Ties: 1956
Jun–Aug 1960
3-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1900
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1921
May–Aug 1960
4-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1921
Apr–Aug 1960
5-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1999
Mar–Aug 1960
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Feb–Aug 1960
7-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Jan–Aug 1960
8-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Dec 1959–Aug 1960
9-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1959–Aug 1960
10-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Oct 1959–Aug 1960
11-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1959–Aug 1960
12-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1925
Mar 1959–Aug 1960
18-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Ties: 1953
Sep 1958–Aug 1960
24-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Sep 1957–Aug 1960
36-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1907
Sep 1956–Aug 1960
48-Month
56.45"
(1,433.83mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Sep 1955–Aug 1960
60-Month
65.88"
(1,673.35mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/