Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1917, 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1965
Ties: 1976
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1978
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1917
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1972
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1903 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Ties: 1962
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1910 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Ties: 2000
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
44.97"
(1,142.24mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1907
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
62.59"
(1,589.79mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1913 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1986
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
76.79"
(1,950.47mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1986

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/