Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1984 1919, 1928
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1916
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1951
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1979
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2005
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1985
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1984 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1985
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1983 2003
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1942
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
53.01"
(1,346.45mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
9.49"
(241.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1908
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1987
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
82.34"
(2,091.44mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/