Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1962
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1963
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1964 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 2012
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Ties: 1936
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
Ties: 1945
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1962 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1942
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Ties: 1900
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
52.99"
(1,345.95mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1986
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
68.05"
(1,728.47mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1964 2004
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 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/