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Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest
Driest since:
1962
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
1963
Ties: 1912, 2001
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
2020
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
2020
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
2020
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Ties: 2012
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
2020
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999
Ties: 2007
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
2002
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1943
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
2002
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1959
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
2002
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1903, 1928, 2016
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
2002
69th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1931
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
57th Driest
Driest since:
2002
71st Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
2002
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
2002
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
2002
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1942
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
39.18"
(995.17mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
10.09"
(256.28mm)
126th Driest
Driest since:
2003
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1942
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
52.55"
(1,334.77mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1956
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1907
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
65.06"
(1,652.52mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
113th Driest
Driest since:
1956
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
1986
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
79.43"
(2,017.52mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
2004
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
1987

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