Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2012
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2008 1989
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1900
Ties: 2014
Mar–Apr 2012
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2008 1972
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Feb–Apr 2012
3-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Ties: 2013
Jan–Apr 2012
4-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Dec 2011–Apr 2012
5-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Nov 2011–Apr 2012
6-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Oct 2011–Apr 2012
7-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Ties: 1963
Sep 2011–Apr 2012
8-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Aug 2011–Apr 2012
9-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Ties: 1981
Jul 2011–Apr 2012
10-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jun 2011–Apr 2012
11-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
May 2011–Apr 2012
12-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Nov 2010–Apr 2012
18-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2003 2013
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
May 2010–Apr 2012
24-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
May 2009–Apr 2012
36-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
May 2008–Apr 2012
48-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2005 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
May 2007–Apr 2012
60-Month
67.62"
(1,717.55mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/