Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1964 1962
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1963
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1964 2020
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Ties: 2001
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1964 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Ties: 1933
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 2020
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 2020
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1978
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1913, 1933
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1903
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1919
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
56.99"
(1,447.55mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
71.49"
(1,815.85mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 2004
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/