Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1919, 1928
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Ties: 1901
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
Ties: 1925
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Ties: 2014
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1985
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1985
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Ties: 1931
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2003
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1942
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1907
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1908
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
53.94"
(1,370.08mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1987
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
66.26"
(1,683.00mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-6.21"
(-157.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/