Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2006
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1989
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1900
Ties: 1966, 1979
Mar–Apr 2006
2-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1972
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Feb–Apr 2006
3-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Ties: 2021
Jan–Apr 2006
4-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Ties: 1955
Dec 2005–Apr 2006
5-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Nov 2005–Apr 2006
6-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2005–Apr 2006
7-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Sep 2005–Apr 2006
8-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Aug 2005–Apr 2006
9-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Jul 2005–Apr 2006
10-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Jun 2005–Apr 2006
11-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
May 2005–Apr 2006
12-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Nov 2004–Apr 2006
18-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
May 2004–Apr 2006
24-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Ties: 1966
May 2003–Apr 2006
36-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1907
May 2002–Apr 2006
48-Month
54.89"
(1,394.21mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
May 2001–Apr 2006
60-Month
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-7.64"
(-194.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/