Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1917, 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1965
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1903
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1978
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1917
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1956
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1956
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/