Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1965
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1965
Ties: 1918
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1999
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1978
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1940
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1950
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1973
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Ties: 1916, 1988
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1900
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1906
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1901
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
49.87"
(1,266.70mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1908
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2015 1903
71st 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/