Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2010
1-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2009 1917, 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1965
Nov–Dec 2010
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1903
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1978
Oct–Dec 2010
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2009 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1972
Sep–Dec 2010
4-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Aug–Dec 2010
5-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Ties: 2008
Jul–Dec 2010
6-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1941
Jun–Dec 2010
7-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1941
Ties: 1897
May–Dec 2010
8-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Apr–Dec 2010
9-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1941
Ties: 1916
Mar–Dec 2010
10-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1941
Feb–Dec 2010
11-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1941
Ties: 1920
Jan–Dec 2010
12-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Jul 2009–Dec 2010
18-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 2004
Jan 2009–Dec 2010
24-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Jan 2008–Dec 2010
36-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1907
Jan 2007–Dec 2010
48-Month
56.04"
(1,423.42mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986
Jan 2006–Dec 2010
60-Month
70.71"
(1,796.03mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/