Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1919, 1928
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Ties: 1932, 1945
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2005
Ties: 1903
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1985
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1985
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Ties: 1947
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1908
Ties: 1926, 1949
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
56.37"
(1,431.80mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987
Ties: 1970
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
69.42"
(1,763.27mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/