Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1989, 1991
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1926
Ties: 1913, 1914
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1983
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1906
Ties: 1927
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
60.66"
(1,540.76mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/