Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1950 1919, 1928
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1985
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Ties: 1918
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1918 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Ties: 1956
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1985
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1985
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1925 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Ties: 1902
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2003
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
39.40"
(1,000.76mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1908
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
52.72"
(1,339.09mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
66.95"
(1,700.53mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/