Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1990
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1917, 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Ties: 1927
Nov–Dec 1990
2-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1903
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct–Dec 1990
3-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1989 1917
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1972
Ties: 1925, 1944
Sep–Dec 1990
4-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Aug–Dec 1990
5-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1925
Jul–Dec 1990
6-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1971
Jun–Dec 1990
7-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
May–Dec 1990
8-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Apr–Dec 1990
9-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar–Dec 1990
10-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Feb–Dec 1990
11-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1908
Jan–Dec 1990
12-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Jul 1989–Dec 1990
18-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 1960
Jan 1989–Dec 1990
24-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan 1988–Dec 1990
36-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1907
Jan 1987–Dec 1990
48-Month
56.05"
(1,423.67mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1986
Jan 1986–Dec 1990
60-Month
73.55"
(1,868.17mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/