Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2004
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1962
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Jul–Aug 2004
2-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Jun–Aug 2004
3-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1921
Ties: 2016
May–Aug 2004
4-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Apr–Aug 2004
5-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Mar–Aug 2004
6-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Aug 2004
7-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jan–Aug 2004
8-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2003–Aug 2004
9-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2003–Aug 2004
10-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Oct 2003–Aug 2004
11-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2003–Aug 2004
12-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1941
Mar 2003–Aug 2004
18-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Sep 2002–Aug 2004
24-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Sep 2001–Aug 2004
36-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1907
Sep 2000–Aug 2004
48-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-8.89"
(-225.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Sep 1999–Aug 2004
60-Month
60.16"
(1,528.06mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-12.37"
(-314.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2004
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/