Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1989
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Ties: 1896, 1967
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Ties: 1929, 1951, 1997
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Ties: 1988
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1905
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
40.82"
(1,036.83mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
53.87"
(1,368.30mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/