Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1987 1953, 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1987 2020
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1987 2020
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2020
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1987 2020
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1987 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Ties: 1932
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
49.43"
(1,255.52mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
67.08"
(1,703.83mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
84.26"
(2,140.20mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/