Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1980
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1979 1989
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1900
Ties: 1912
Mar–Apr 1980
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Feb–Apr 1980
3-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–Apr 1980
4-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1979–Apr 1980
5-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1979–Apr 1980
6-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Oct 1979–Apr 1980
7-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Sep 1979–Apr 1980
8-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Ties: 1932
Aug 1979–Apr 1980
9-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Jul 1979–Apr 1980
10-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Jun 1979–Apr 1980
11-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
May 1979–Apr 1980
12-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Nov 1978–Apr 1980
18-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 2013
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1978–Apr 1980
24-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 2003
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
May 1977–Apr 1980
36-Month
49.28"
(1,251.71mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
May 1976–Apr 1980
48-Month
60.49"
(1,536.45mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
May 1975–Apr 1980
60-Month
72.87"
(1,850.90mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/