Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1963 1917, 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1965
Ties: 1973
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1963 1903
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Ties: 1937
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1917
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1913
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
69.35"
(1,761.49mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/