Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1987
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1953, 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Aug–Sep 1987
2-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Jul–Sep 1987
3-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Jun–Sep 1987
4-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
May–Sep 1987
5-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Apr–Sep 1987
6-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar–Sep 1987
7-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1977
Feb–Sep 1987
8-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Jan–Sep 1987
9-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Dec 1986–Sep 1987
10-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Nov 1986–Sep 1987
11-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Oct 1986–Sep 1987
12-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Apr 1986–Sep 1987
18-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Oct 1985–Sep 1987
24-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1942
Oct 1984–Sep 1987
36-Month
51.10"
(1,297.94mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Ties: 1984
Oct 1983–Sep 1987
48-Month
68.28"
(1,734.31mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Oct 1982–Sep 1987
60-Month
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/