Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1959
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1972
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1920, 1928
Sep–Oct 1959
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Aug–Oct 1959
3-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Jul–Oct 1959
4-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Jun–Oct 1959
5-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
May–Oct 1959
6-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Apr–Oct 1959
7-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 2020
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Ties: 1996
Mar–Oct 1959
8-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–Oct 1959
9-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jan–Oct 1959
10-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1958–Oct 1959
11-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1958–Oct 1959
12-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
May 1958–Oct 1959
18-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1957–Oct 1959
24-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Nov 1956–Oct 1959
36-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Nov 1955–Oct 1959
48-Month
54.66"
(1,388.36mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1986
Nov 1954–Oct 1959
60-Month
66.47"
(1,688.34mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/