Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1965
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904, 1964
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
8.39"
(213.11mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2005
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1985
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925, 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
20.93"
(531.62mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
42.69"
(1,084.33mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
57.40"
(1,457.96mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1914, 1941
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
71.35"
(1,812.29mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/