Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1962
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1963
Ties: 1916, 2014
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2020
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 2020
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2020
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1973
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1991 2003
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
58.51"
(1,486.15mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
75.59"
(1,919.99mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1993 2004
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/