Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917, 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1965
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1972
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1976
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-8.96"
(-227.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1907
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
48.31"
(1,227.07mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-9.77"
(-248.16mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
62.80"
(1,595.12mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-9.75"
(-247.65mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/