Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1970 1919, 1928
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1959, 1961
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Ties: 2000
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Ties: 1926
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Ties: 1940
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Ties: 1901
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 1994
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Ties: 2012
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1965 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1908
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
57.03"
(1,448.56mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1987
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
69.24"
(1,758.70mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Ties: 1949

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/