Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1919, 1928
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Ties: 1971
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1985
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1985
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1942
Ties: 1926
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1908
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
55.90"
(1,419.86mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1987
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
70.28"
(1,785.11mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/