Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1896 1919, 1928
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1916
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Ties: 1927
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Ties: 1966
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1972, 1997
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1985
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1985
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 2003
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 1957
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/