Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1962
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1963
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
2020
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Ties: 1897
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
2020
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
2020
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
2020
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
82nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
2002
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
71st Driest
Driest since:
2002
58th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
2002
29th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
91st Driest
Driest since:
2002
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
2002
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1921
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
2002
22nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
4.12"
(104.64mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
2002
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
34.56"
(877.82mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
2003
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
52.62"
(1,336.55mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
3rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1907
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
67.97"
(1,726.44mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1956
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1986
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
82.00"
(2,082.80mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
2004
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
1987

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