Climate at a Glance

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
0.05"
(1.27mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Ties: 1981
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1999
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1978
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1940
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1950
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1973
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1962 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1905
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1905
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1900
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1906
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1901
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1907
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1902
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1908
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
58.03"
(1,473.96mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909
Ties: 1928

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/