Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1898 1952
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1972
Ties: 1973
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1898 2020
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1898 2020
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 2020
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Ties: 1935
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1898 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1895 2020
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 2020
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1942
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/