Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917, 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1965
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1903
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1978
Ties: 1910
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1917
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1972
Ties: 1936
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Ties: 1922
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Ties: 2005
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
40.77"
(1,035.56mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
68.15"
(1,731.01mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/