Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 1962
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1963
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
Ties: 1912
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1921
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1999
Ties: 2005
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1904
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1955
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1960 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
55.08"
(1,399.03mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 2004
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/