Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, July 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1978
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1914
Jun–Jul 1978
2-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1921
May–Jul 1978
3-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 2001
Apr–Jul 1978
4-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1914
Ties: 1901, 2022
Mar–Jul 1978
5-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Feb–Jul 1978
6-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jan–Jul 1978
7-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Ties: 1921
Dec 1977–Jul 1978
8-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Nov 1977–Jul 1978
9-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Oct 1977–Jul 1978
10-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Sep 1977–Jul 1978
11-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Aug 1977–Jul 1978
12-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1962
Feb 1977–Jul 1978
18-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Aug 1976–Jul 1978
24-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
29.06"
(738.12mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Ties: 1939
Aug 1975–Jul 1978
36-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Aug 1974–Jul 1978
48-Month
54.12"
(1,374.65mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1986
Ties: 1948
Aug 1973–Jul 1978
60-Month
64.16"
(1,629.66mm)
72.50"
(1,841.50mm)
-8.34"
(-211.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1958 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/