Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1919, 1928
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Ties: 1961, 1971
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Ties: 1994, 2018
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1912 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Ties: 1931
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1985
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1985
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 2003
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1908
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
52.93"
(1,344.42mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
65.33"
(1,659.38mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/