Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1919, 1928
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1916
Ties: 1936
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1993
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2005
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1985
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1985
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1907
Ties: 1900, 1976
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1908
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
58.48"
(1,485.39mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
74.40"
(1,889.76mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/