Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1917
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Ties: 1985, 1998
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Ties: 2001
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1999
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Ties: 1900
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1940
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1950
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1973
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Ties: 1916, 2016
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1906
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1901
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
53.69"
(1,363.73mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1902
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1908
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
69.57"
(1,767.08mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1903
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/