Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2013 1917
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1965
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2009 1917
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1965
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1999
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1978
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1940
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1950
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2012 1973
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1984
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1984
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1983
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1905
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1905
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1900
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1906
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2014 1901
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1902
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1908
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
56.78"
(1,442.21mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2014 1903
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/