Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1973 1917, 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Ties: 1907, 1988
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1903
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1978
Ties: 1907
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1973 1917
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Ties: 1908, 1959
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Ties: 2016
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Ties: 1979
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1962 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1976
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
55.13"
(1,400.30mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
67.94"
(1,725.68mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/