Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1989
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1900
Mar–Apr 1989
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Ties: 1934
Feb–Apr 1989
3-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1974 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Jan–Apr 1989
4-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Ties: 2011
Dec 1988–Apr 1989
5-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Nov 1988–Apr 1989
6-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Oct 1988–Apr 1989
7-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Sep 1988–Apr 1989
8-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Aug 1988–Apr 1989
9-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Jul 1988–Apr 1989
10-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Jun 1988–Apr 1989
11-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
May 1988–Apr 1989
12-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Nov 1987–Apr 1989
18-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
May 1987–Apr 1989
24-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Ties: 2001
May 1986–Apr 1989
36-Month
46.06"
(1,169.92mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1907
May 1985–Apr 1989
48-Month
61.96"
(1,573.78mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
May 1984–Apr 1989
60-Month
81.24"
(2,063.50mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

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/