Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1972
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-4.72"
(-119.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2020 2020
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
-4.87"
(-123.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Ties: 1950
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1942
Ties: 1977
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1907
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
52.82"
(1,341.63mm)
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
66.26"
(1,683.00mm)
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/