Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1966
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1919, 1928
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1916
Ties: 1942, 2006
Dec 1965–Jan 1966
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Nov 1965–Jan 1966
3-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1979
Oct 1965–Jan 1966
4-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Sep 1965–Jan 1966
5-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2005
Ties: 1897
Aug 1965–Jan 1966
6-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1973
Jul 1965–Jan 1966
7-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1985
Jun 1965–Jan 1966
8-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1985
May 1965–Jan 1966
9-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Apr 1965–Jan 1966
10-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Mar 1965–Jan 1966
11-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Feb 1965–Jan 1966
12-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1964–Jan 1966
18-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1965 2003
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Feb 1964–Jan 1966
24-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1907
Feb 1963–Jan 1966
36-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1908
Feb 1962–Jan 1966
48-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987
Feb 1961–Jan 1966
60-Month
70.14"
(1,781.56mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/