Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1962
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Ties: 1943
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1977
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1921
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1921
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1999
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Ties: 1982
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Ties: 1969
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
47.05"
(1,195.07mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
61.57"
(1,563.88mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
74.11"
(1,882.39mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 2004
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/