Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1976 1919, 1928
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Ties: 1927
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1985
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1985
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1942
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1908
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
59.73"
(1,517.14mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
72.02"
(1,829.31mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/