Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 1917, 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1965
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1903
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1917
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Ties: 1919
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1941
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Ties: 1984
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Ties: 1985
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1907
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
70.30"
(1,785.62mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
87.44"
(2,220.98mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
14.89"
(378.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/