Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1917, 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1965
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1978
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1972
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Ties: 1931
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1949
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
55.74"
(1,415.80mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
74.16"
(1,883.66mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/