Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1958 1962
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1963
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
Ties: 1996
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1921
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1999
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1942
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1947
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 2003
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
21.72"
(551.69mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
53.05"
(1,347.47mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
66.34"
(1,685.04mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2004
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/