Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1961
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 1953, 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2013
Aug–Sep 1961
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2013
Jul–Sep 1961
3-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2013
Ties: 1925
Jun–Sep 1961
4-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1927
May–Sep 1961
5-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Apr–Sep 1961
6-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar–Sep 1961
7-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Feb–Sep 1961
8-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1993
Jan–Sep 1961
9-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1960–Sep 1961
10-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Nov 1960–Sep 1961
11-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1960–Sep 1961
12-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1908
Apr 1960–Sep 1961
18-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 2021
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1959–Sep 1961
24-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Oct 1958–Sep 1961
36-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Oct 1957–Sep 1961
48-Month
56.87"
(1,444.50mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Oct 1956–Sep 1961
60-Month
72.31"
(1,836.67mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/