Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1964 1919, 1928
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1964, 1994
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Ties: 1934
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1979
Ties: 1910
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2005
Ties: 2010
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1985
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1985
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1942
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1942
Ties: 1932
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1942
Ties: 2015
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 2003
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1907
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1908
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
56.37"
(1,431.80mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1987
Ties: 1950
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
74.28"
(1,886.71mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

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