Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1974 1989, 1991
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1926
Ties: 1945, 2002, 2021
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Ties: 1924
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Ties: 1919
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1903
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
9.21"
(233.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1906
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
54.92"
(1,394.97mm)
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1908
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
66.62"
(1,692.15mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/