Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2015 1953, 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 2020
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2012 2020
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2013
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2012 2020
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Ties: 1935, 2010
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 2020
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 2020
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Ties: 1908
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Ties: 1903
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1942
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
45.33"
(1,151.38mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
59.24"
(1,504.70mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/