Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1989, 1991
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Ties: 1967, 2011
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Ties: 1906
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1972
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1972
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Ties: 1928
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1964 1903
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1907
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
49.01"
(1,244.85mm)
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
63.79"
(1,620.27mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/