Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1962
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
1963
Ties: 1914
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
2020
59th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
2020
32nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1921
Ties: 2014
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
2020
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1921
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
113th Driest
Driest since:
2020
16th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1999
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
2002
23rd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1941
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
2002
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 2010
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
2002
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
2002
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
2002
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
2002
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
93rd Driest
Driest since:
2002
35th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1942
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
2003
21st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1942
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
44.55"
(1,131.57mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1956
41st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1907

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