Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1957
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1956 1989
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1900
Mar–Apr 1957
2-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1938
Feb–Apr 1957
3-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jan–Apr 1957
4-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1956–Apr 1957
5-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Nov 1956–Apr 1957
6-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1956–Apr 1957
7-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Sep 1956–Apr 1957
8-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug 1956–Apr 1957
9-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Jul 1956–Apr 1957
10-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 2021
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1905
Jun 1956–Apr 1957
11-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1905
May 1956–Apr 1957
12-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 2021
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
Nov 1955–Apr 1957
18-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1951 2021
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
May 1955–Apr 1957
24-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 2022
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1942
May 1954–Apr 1957
36-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-8.29"
(-210.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
May 1953–Apr 1957
48-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-11.75"
(-298.45mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1986
May 1952–Apr 1957
60-Month
57.78"
(1,467.61mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-14.71"
(-373.64mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/