Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917, 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1965
Ties: 1950
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1903
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1978
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1972
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1907
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
57.89"
(1,470.41mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
74.63"
(1,895.60mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/