Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1962
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Ties: 1939
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1978 1962
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1939
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2019
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1900
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1962
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1992
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Ties: 1919, 1930
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1900
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
56.28"
(1,429.51mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1908
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/