In Phoenix, normal rainfall during July, August and September is 2.65 inches.
The wettest monsoon occurred in 1984 when we had 9.38 inches of rain.
I'm not sure if that's 2.65 inches total for the three months, or 2.65 inches per month...still doesn't add up to much. 9.8 inches of rain is admirable, but pales in comparison when you consider that Teke's environs accumulated just shy of 11" of rain over the lengthy period of...
Teke has some cheery musings on the state of the Nation's infrastructure. Stop by and say "hi!". Bring your own canned goods. An inflatable kayak might not be a bad idea either.
I'm going to have to polish up my rain dancing skills. We only managed to gin up 6" last Thursday, and we are just on the other side of the worst freeway in Texas from Teke.