Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1962 1962
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1951
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1962 1962
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1921
Ties: 1905
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1962 2019
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1921
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1900
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1921
Ties: 1903
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1962
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1921
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1905
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1941
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1900
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
48.32"
(1,227.33mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1902
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1908
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
59.58"
(1,513.33mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 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/