Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1962
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1963
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1921
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1921
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1921
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1999
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Ties: 1989
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2019 2003
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1907
Ties: 1935
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
68.50"
(1,739.90mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 2004
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/