Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1986 1919, 1928
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Ties: 1986, 2011
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Ties: 2002
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2000 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1979
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Ties: 1963
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Ties: 1919, 1968
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1985
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1985
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
-7.13"
(-181.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1907
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1908
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
50.66"
(1,286.76mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-7.34"
(-186.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
66.64"
(1,692.66mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/