Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2005
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1962
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1963
Ties: 1906
Jul–Aug 2005
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2003 2020
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1921
Jun–Aug 2005
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 2020
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1921
Ties: 1935
May–Aug 2005
4-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2020
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1921
Apr–Aug 2005
5-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 2020
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1999
Ties: 1961
Mar–Aug 2005
6-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Feb–Aug 2005
7-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jan–Aug 2005
8-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Dec 2004–Aug 2005
9-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Nov 2004–Aug 2005
10-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Oct 2004–Aug 2005
11-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Sep 2004–Aug 2005
12-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 2004–Aug 2005
18-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Sep 2003–Aug 2005
24-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Sep 2002–Aug 2005
36-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Sep 2001–Aug 2005
48-Month
53.07"
(1,347.98mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Sep 2000–Aug 2005
60-Month
67.95"
(1,725.93mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/