Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1962
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1963
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1900 1900
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1921
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1900
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1921
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1921
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1999
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Ties: 1994
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Ties: 1940
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 2003
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
40.12"
(1,019.05mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Ties: 1934
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
53.40"
(1,356.36mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1986
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
68.45"
(1,738.63mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1960 2004
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/