Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1972
Ties: 1963, 1990
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1952 2020
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 2020
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1907
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
49.24"
(1,250.70mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-8.84"
(-224.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
65.33"
(1,659.38mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/