Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1976 1962
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1900 2020
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1974 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1974 2020
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Ties: 1970
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1907
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
53.96"
(1,370.58mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1986
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
64.41"
(1,636.01mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/