Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1919, 1928
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1993
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2005
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1973
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1985
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1985
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Ties: 1963
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2003
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1907
Ties: 1976, 1990
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1908
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
55.21"
(1,402.33mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1987
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1957
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/