Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1962
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1963
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1921
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1919
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
3.97"
(100.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 2003
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
8.06"
(204.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
69.42"
(1,763.27mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
87.48"
(2,221.99mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2004
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/