Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2009
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1962 1962
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1963
Jul–Aug 2009
2-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1921
Jun–Aug 2009
3-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1900
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1921
Ties: 1922
May–Aug 2009
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1921
Apr–Aug 2009
5-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1999
Mar–Aug 2009
6-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Feb–Aug 2009
7-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Jan–Aug 2009
8-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Ties: 1899
Dec 2008–Aug 2009
9-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Nov 2008–Aug 2009
10-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Ties: 2007
Oct 2008–Aug 2009
11-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Sep 2008–Aug 2009
12-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Mar 2008–Aug 2009
18-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1942
Sep 2007–Aug 2009
24-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1942
Sep 2006–Aug 2009
36-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1907
Ties: 1939
Sep 2005–Aug 2009
48-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986
Ties: 1947
Sep 2004–Aug 2009
60-Month
73.24"
(1,860.30mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2007 2004
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/