Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.02"
(0.51mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1912 1912, 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Ties: 1912
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 2000
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 2018
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 2018
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1909
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1985
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1996
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1985
Ties: 1949
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1902
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1905, 1958
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1902
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1900
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
19.91"
(505.71mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
37.66"
(956.56mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1902
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1985
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
44.98"
(1,142.49mm)
50.17"
(1,274.32mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
62.71"
(1,592.83mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/