Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 1962
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Ties: 2003
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-7.21"
(-183.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-9.93"
(-252.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
50.86"
(1,291.84mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
67.89"
(1,724.41mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/