Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1962
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1963
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 2020
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1921
Ties: 1985
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1897 2020
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1921
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 2020
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1921
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1999
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 2019
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1920, 1986, 2017
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1929
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1897 2003
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/