Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1971
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953, 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2013
Aug–Sep 1971
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2013
Jul–Sep 1971
3-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1983, 1996
Jun–Sep 1971
4-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 2020
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
May–Sep 1971
5-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Apr–Sep 1971
6-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 2020
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar–Sep 1971
7-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1959
Feb–Sep 1971
8-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jan–Sep 1971
9-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Dec 1970–Sep 1971
10-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1994
Nov 1970–Sep 1971
11-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1970–Sep 1971
12-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Apr 1970–Sep 1971
18-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1969–Sep 1971
24-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Oct 1968–Sep 1971
36-Month
41.55"
(1,055.37mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Oct 1967–Sep 1971
48-Month
55.35"
(1,405.89mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1986
Oct 1966–Sep 1971
60-Month
69.64"
(1,768.86mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/