Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2006 1972
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Ties: 1896
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Ties: 1910
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904, 1964
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Ties: 1898, 1975
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
8.39"
(213.11mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2013 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1985
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925, 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
20.93"
(531.62mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1942
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
56.77"
(1,441.96mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1987
Ties: 1950
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
69.49"
(1,765.05mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/