Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1999
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1978
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1940
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1973 1950
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1940, 1983
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2009 1973
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Ties: 2005
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1905
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1905
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2013 1900
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1906
Ties: 1990
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
37.78"
(959.61mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 1901
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1907
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 1902
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1908
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
59.34"
(1,507.24mm)
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2015 1903
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/