Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2009 1917, 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1965
Ties: 1943
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2006 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1978
Ties: 1960, 1979
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1972
Ties: 2001
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Ties: 1944
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-6.29"
(-159.76mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
-4.93"
(-125.23mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Ties: 2014
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
64.80"
(1,645.92mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/