Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1900
Ties: 1902
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 2018
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Ties: 1964
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
53.44"
(1,357.38mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
71.47"
(1,815.34mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/