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Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1982
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
1962
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
1963
Ties: 1904, 1908
Jul–Aug 1982
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
2020
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Jun–Aug 1982
3-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
2020
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
May–Aug 1982
4-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
98th Driest
Driest since:
2020
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Ties: 1927
Apr–Aug 1982
5-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
2020
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1999
Mar–Aug 1982
6-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
94th Driest
Driest since:
2002
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1998
Feb–Aug 1982
7-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
82nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1991
Jan–Aug 1982
8-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
2002
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1981
Dec 1981–Aug 1982
9-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
75th Driest
Driest since:
2002
53rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Nov 1981–Aug 1982
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
2002
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 1981–Aug 1982
11-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
2002
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 2010
Sep 1981–Aug 1982
12-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
2002
38th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar 1981–Aug 1982
18-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
104th Driest
Driest since:
2002
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Sep 1980–Aug 1982
24-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
82nd Driest
Driest since:
2003
45th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Sep 1979–Aug 1982
36-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
1956
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1907
Sep 1978–Aug 1982
48-Month
62.40"
(1,584.96mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
22nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1986
Sep 1977–Aug 1982
60-Month
76.92"
(1,953.77mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
2004
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
1987

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