Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 1972
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1972
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904, 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
8.39"
(213.11mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Ties: 1958
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1985
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925, 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
20.93"
(531.62mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1942
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
32.98"
(837.69mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
48.13"
(1,222.50mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1907
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
62.08"
(1,576.83mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
72.44"
(1,839.98mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/