Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1962
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1963
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1900
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1921
Ties: 1972
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2011 1900
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1921
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1921
Ties: 1942
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-5.03"
(-127.77mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
66.12"
(1,679.45mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2006 2004
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

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