Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953, 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2013
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 2020
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Ties: 1947
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 2020
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 2020
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1927
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2000 2020
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2020
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
34.43"
(874.52mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-9.14"
(-232.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
67.57"
(1,716.28mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/