Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1950 1962
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1963
Ties: 1957
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1921
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1921
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 2022
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 2022
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 2003
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
52.75"
(1,339.85mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
67.44"
(1,712.98mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1950 2004
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/