Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1917, 1976
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1896 1903
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1978
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1917
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1972
Ties: 1981
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1941
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1941
Ties: 2010
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1951
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 1907

Citing This Page

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