Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1984 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1900
Ties: 1990
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1916, 1991
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1922
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 2022
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
51.33"
(1,303.78mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1907
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
69.88"
(1,774.95mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
85.73"
(2,177.54mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
13.24"
(336.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

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/