Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1948
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1928 1953, 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1955, 2000
Aug–Sep 1948
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1928 2020
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1898
Jul–Sep 1948
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1924 2020
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Jun–Sep 1948
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1927
May–Sep 1948
5-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 2020
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Apr–Sep 1948
6-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 2020
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar–Sep 1948
7-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Feb–Sep 1948
8-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Jan–Sep 1948
9-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Dec 1947–Sep 1948
10-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1939
Nov 1947–Sep 1948
11-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Oct 1947–Sep 1948
12-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Ties: 1940
Apr 1947–Sep 1948
18-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Oct 1946–Sep 1948
24-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Oct 1945–Sep 1948
36-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Oct 1944–Sep 1948
48-Month
54.07"
(1,373.38mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Oct 1943–Sep 1948
60-Month
67.79"
(1,721.87mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986

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/