Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2000 1917, 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1965
Ties: 1933, 1996
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2000 1903
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Ties: 2012
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1999 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Ties: 1901
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1941
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
40.91"
(1,039.11mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
74.45"
(1,891.03mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/