Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, July 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1979
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1914
Jun–Jul 1979
2-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1980
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1954
May–Jul 1979
3-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1907
Apr–Jul 1979
4-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1914
Ties: 1928, 1968
Mar–Jul 1979
5-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1991, 2019
Feb–Jul 1979
6-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jan–Jul 1979
7-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Dec 1978–Jul 1979
8-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Nov 1978–Jul 1979
9-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1978–Jul 1979
10-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep 1978–Jul 1979
11-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug 1978–Jul 1979
12-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1995
Feb 1978–Jul 1979
18-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1977–Jul 1979
24-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
29.06"
(738.12mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1976–Jul 1979
36-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Aug 1975–Jul 1979
48-Month
56.67"
(1,439.42mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1986
Aug 1974–Jul 1979
60-Month
71.83"
(1,824.48mm)
72.50"
(1,841.50mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/