Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1962
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1963
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1921
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1921
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1921
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1941
Ties: 1897, 1920, 2017
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1907
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
85.72"
(2,177.29mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/