Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1962
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1963
Ties: 1945
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1921
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1964 2020
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1921
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 1944
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1896
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1900
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 2013
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
55.38"
(1,406.65mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1986
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
69.42"
(1,763.27mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 2004
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/