Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1962
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1963
Ties: 1939
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1921
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 2020
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1921
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1921
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 2020
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Ties: 2021
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1923
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 2003
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1942
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1907
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
56.80"
(1,442.72mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1986
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
67.82"
(1,722.63mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 2004
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1987
Ties: 1952

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/