Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1962
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Ties: 2018
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1900
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1921
Ties: 2002
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 1900
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1959
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-7.97"
(-202.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
47.00"
(1,193.80mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
64.21"
(1,630.93mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-8.32"
(-211.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/