Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2022
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1900
Mar–Apr 2022
2-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2008 1972
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Ties: 1950
Feb–Apr 2022
3-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Jan–Apr 2022
4-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Dec 2021–Apr 2022
5-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Nov 2021–Apr 2022
6-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1941
Oct 2021–Apr 2022
7-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2021 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1941
Sep 2021–Apr 2022
8-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1941
Ties: 1899
Aug 2021–Apr 2022
9-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1905
Ties: 1963
Jul 2021–Apr 2022
10-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1905
Jun 2021–Apr 2022
11-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1905
May 2021–Apr 2022
12-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Nov 2020–Apr 2022
18-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
May 2020–Apr 2022
24-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1942
May 2019–Apr 2022
36-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-9.01"
(-228.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1907
May 2018–Apr 2022
48-Month
50.36"
(1,279.14mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
-7.66"
(-194.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2021 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
May 2017–Apr 2022
60-Month
61.91"
(1,572.51mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
-10.58"
(-268.74mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/