Climate at a Glance

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1917
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Ties: 2019
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1917
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1965
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1897 1999
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1978
Ties: 1938
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1940
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1950
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1973
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1984
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Ties: 1910
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1984
Ties: 1904
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1900
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1906
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1901
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Ties: 1926
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1902
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/