Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1919 1919, 1928
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1916
Ties: 1983, 1989
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1913 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1993
Ties: 1936
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1979
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1979
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2005
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1985
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1918 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1985
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Ties: 1896
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Ties: 2020
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
23.73"
(602.74mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1919 2003
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1907
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
47.09"
(1,196.09mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1908
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
58.95"
(1,497.33mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1987
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
73.87"
(1,876.30mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/