Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1953, 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1898
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2013
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1934
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Ties: 2010
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Ties: 1999
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1991, 2017
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1907
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
56.68"
(1,439.67mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
71.57"
(1,817.88mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986

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/