Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1962
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1951
Ties: 1930, 1966, 2006
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1962
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1921
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 2019
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1900
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1921
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1962
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1921
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1992
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1941
Ties: 1903
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1902
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1900
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1925 1902
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1902
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1908
Ties: 1936
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
58.12"
(1,476.25mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1903
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/