Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1962
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1963
Ties: 1964
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1921
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Ties: 1959
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2020
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1921
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2020
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1940
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
58.99"
(1,498.35mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
77.06"
(1,957.32mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 2004
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/