Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1972
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1904, 1964
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Ties: 1937
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2005
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
8.39"
(213.11mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2005
Ties: 1979
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2005
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1985
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925, 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
20.93"
(531.62mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1942
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
61.83"
(1,570.48mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1987
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/