Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1917, 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Ties: 1923
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1903
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1972
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Ties: 2006
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
51.05"
(1,296.67mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1907
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
65.98"
(1,675.89mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1986
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/