Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1951
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Ties: 1913
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1921
Ties: 1900
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Ties: 1966
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Ties: 1961
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1947 1900
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Ties: 1976
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1904 1902
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1908
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
53.85"
(1,367.79mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1904 1903
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/