Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1916
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1915 1962
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1963
Ties: 1997, 2014
Jul–Aug 1916
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1915 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1921
Jun–Aug 1916
3-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1915 2020
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1921
Ties: 1947
May–Aug 1916
4-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1913 2020
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1921
Apr–Aug 1916
5-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1913 2020
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1999
Ties: 1993
Mar–Aug 1916
6-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Feb–Aug 1916
7-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jan–Aug 1916
8-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Dec 1915–Aug 1916
9-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Nov 1915–Aug 1916
10-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Oct 1915–Aug 1916
11-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Sep 1915–Aug 1916
12-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Mar 1915–Aug 1916
18-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Sep 1914–Aug 1916
24-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1914 2003
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Ties: 1983
Sep 1913–Aug 1916
36-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Sep 1912–Aug 1916
48-Month
63.83"
(1,621.28mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Sep 1911–Aug 1916
60-Month
80.11"
(2,034.79mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1915 2004
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/