Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2006
1-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2005 1962
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1963
Jul–Aug 2006
2-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2005 1900
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1921
Jun–Aug 2006
3-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2005 1900
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1921
May–Aug 2006
4-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2005 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1921
Apr–Aug 2006
5-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Ties: 1917
Mar–Aug 2006
6-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2005 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Feb–Aug 2006
7-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Jan–Aug 2006
8-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Dec 2005–Aug 2006
9-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Nov 2005–Aug 2006
10-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2005–Aug 2006
11-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Sep 2005–Aug 2006
12-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Mar 2005–Aug 2006
18-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Sep 2004–Aug 2006
24-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Sep 2003–Aug 2006
36-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1907
Sep 2002–Aug 2006
48-Month
58.07"
(1,474.98mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Sep 2001–Aug 2006
60-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-6.69"
(-169.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2004 2004
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/