Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1917, 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1965
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1903
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1978
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1917
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1972
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Ties: 1933, 1960
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Ties: 1898
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1941
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1941
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1941
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1941
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1907
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
58.36"
(1,482.34mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1986
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
68.63"
(1,743.20mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/