Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1989, 1991
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1926
Ties: 1995
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1905
Ties: 1981
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1972
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 2018
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1995
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1906
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
32.98"
(837.69mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Ties: 1997
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
58.66"
(1,489.96mm)
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/