Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1970 1962
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1951
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1962
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1921
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 2019
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1921
Ties: 1946
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1900
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1921
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1962
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1921
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1985
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1962 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1950
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1902
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1900
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1902
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
46.88"
(1,190.75mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1964 1902
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1908
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
58.68"
(1,490.47mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/