Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2015
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1962
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1963
Ties: 1910
Jul–Aug 2015
2-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1921
Jun–Aug 2015
3-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1900
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1921
Ties: 1955
May–Aug 2015
4-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1921
Apr–Aug 2015
5-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Mar–Aug 2015
6-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Feb–Aug 2015
7-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jan–Aug 2015
8-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Dec 2014–Aug 2015
9-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Nov 2014–Aug 2015
10-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2014–Aug 2015
11-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Sep 2014–Aug 2015
12-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Ties: 1915
Mar 2014–Aug 2015
18-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Sep 2013–Aug 2015
24-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 2003
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Sep 2012–Aug 2015
36-Month
44.28"
(1,124.71mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Sep 2011–Aug 2015
48-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Sep 2010–Aug 2015
60-Month
68.34"
(1,735.84mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2014 2004
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/