Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1962
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1951
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1997 1962
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1997 2019
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Ties: 1910
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1997 1900
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Ties: 1966, 1987
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1997 1962
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1921
Ties: 1961
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Ties: 1923
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1905
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1900
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
49.06"
(1,246.12mm)
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1902
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
59.16"
(1,502.66mm)
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/