Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1989, 1991
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1926
Ties: 1986, 1992
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 1959, 2002
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 2018
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1906
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
41.41"
(1,051.81mm)
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
-8.81"
(-223.78mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

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