Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2009 1962
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Ties: 1956
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1921
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1921
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 2020
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1921
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2018 2020
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Ties: 1897
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Ties: 1923
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2013 2003
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1942
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1907
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
56.84"
(1,443.74mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1986
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
74.39"
(1,889.51mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2004
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/