Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917, 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1903
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1978
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1999 1917
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1972
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1999 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Ties: 1968
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1907
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
74.34"
(1,888.24mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/