Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1962
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1963
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2007 2020
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1921
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 2020
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1921
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2007 2020
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1921
Ties: 1928
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2005 2020
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1942
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 2003
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1942
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
60.64"
(1,540.26mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
73.80"
(1,874.52mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2007 2004
47th 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 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/