Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2005
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2004 1919, 1928
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1916
Dec 2004–Jan 2005
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 2004–Jan 2005
3-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1979
Oct 2004–Jan 2005
4-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Sep 2004–Jan 2005
5-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Aug 2004–Jan 2005
6-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jul 2004–Jan 2005
7-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1985
Jun 2004–Jan 2005
8-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1985
May 2004–Jan 2005
9-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Ties: 1920
Apr 2004–Jan 2005
10-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Mar 2004–Jan 2005
11-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Feb 2004–Jan 2005
12-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Ties: 1920
Aug 2003–Jan 2005
18-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
21.93"
(557.02mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Feb 2003–Jan 2005
24-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Feb 2002–Jan 2005
36-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1908
Feb 2001–Jan 2005
48-Month
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
58.00"
(1,473.20mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987
Feb 2000–Jan 2005
60-Month
66.11"
(1,679.19mm)
72.47"
(1,840.74mm)
-6.36"
(-161.55mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987

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