Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, September 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2003
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1953, 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 2015
Aug–Sep 2003
2-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 2020
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1895
Jul–Sep 2003
3-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2013
Jun–Sep 2003
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
May–Sep 2003
5-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1960 2020
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Apr–Sep 2003
6-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2020
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–Sep 2003
7-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Sep 2003
8-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jan–Sep 2003
9-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2002–Sep 2003
10-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
12.51"
(317.75mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Nov 2002–Sep 2003
11-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1924
Oct 2002–Sep 2003
12-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Apr 2002–Sep 2003
18-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–Sep 2003
24-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Oct 2000–Sep 2003
36-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Oct 1999–Sep 2003
48-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
-11.44"
(-290.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Oct 1998–Sep 2003
60-Month
64.08"
(1,627.63mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986

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/