Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
2003
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1914
Ties: 1951, 1959
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
1980
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
1921
Ties: 1966
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
2002
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
2002
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
1914
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
2002
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
4th Driest
Driest since:
2002
124th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
2002
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
2002
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
2002
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
2002
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1940
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
18th Driest
Driest since:
2002
110th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Ties: 1957
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
29.06"
(738.12mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
2003
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Ties: 1901
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1907
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
53.24"
(1,352.30mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1956
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
1986
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
68.16"
(1,731.26mm)
72.50"
(1,841.50mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
32nd Driest
Driest since:
1904
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1987

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