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TOP 50 DRY PERIODS WITH UNDER 1/10" AT LUBBOCK* (LBB)
CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHOUT A TENTH OF AN INCH (1/10") OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED AT LUBBOCK SINCE 1911*
Updated 9/22/2022
Rank
Total # of Days
Year
Start Date
End Date
# of Days with Trace
# of days with precip under a 1/10" 
Total Precip during stretch (inches)
1
182
1966-1967
18 Sep 1966
18 Mar 1967
13 
9 0.28
2 156 1953-1954 6 Nov 1953 10 Apr 1954 13 6 0.21
3 144 1958-1959 11 Nov 1958 6 Apr 1959 25 9 0.19
4
138
2005-2006
10 Oct 2005
24 Feb 2006
14
7
0.29
5
133
2017-2018
7 Oct 2017
 16 Feb 2018
16
4 0.14
6
132
1973-1974
28 Oct 1973
8 Mar 1974
26
2
0.09
7
128
1996
2 Jan 1996
8 May 1996
4
9
0.30
8
125
1970-1971
18 Oct 1970
19 Feb 1971
4
3
0.14
9 119 2022 2 Jan 2022 30 Apr 2022 12 6 0.21
10
117
1989-1990
23 Sep 1989
17 Jan 1990
7
8
0.32
11 106 2010-2011 23 Oct 2010 5 Feb 2011 6 6 0.21
12 105 1955 15 Jan 1955 29 Apr 1955 11 2 0.10
13 104 2008-2009 15 Oct 2008 26 Jan 2009 7 5 0.19
14 100 1933-1934 21 Nov 1933 28 Feb 1934 3 7 0.18
- 100 1921-1922 26 Sep 1921 3 Jan 1922 7 1 0.02
16 97 2011 12 May 2011 16 Aug 2001 8 4 0.10
17 95 1952 4 Jan 1952 7 Apr 1952 8 5 0.09
18 94 1917-1918 9 Oct 1917 10 Jan 1918 4 2 0.08
19 93 2002-2003 24 Dec 2002 26 Mar 2003 14 5 0.19
20 92 1950-1951 2 Oct 1950 1 Jan 1951 6 2 0.06
21 86 1955-1956 8 Nov 1955 1 Feb 1956 7 1 0.01
- 86 1925 27 Jan 1925 22 Apr 1925 2 2 0.07
23 85 2000 24 Jul 2000 16 Oct 2000 10 5 0.18
- 85 1923-1924 19 Dec 1923 12 Mar 1924 6 9 0.26
25 82 1933 27 Feb 1933 19 May 1933 5 5 0.30
26 81 1947 25 Jul 1947 13 Oct 1947 6 3 0.14
- 81 1943 6 Sep 1943 25 Nov 1943 9 6 0.22
28 76 1972 12 Feb 1972 27 Apr 1972 6 0 T
- 76 1930 10 Jan 1930 26 Mar 1930 8 3 0.06
30 75 2022 4 Jun 2022 17 Aug 2022 9 7 0.31
- 75 2018-2019 27 Dec 2018 11 Mar 2019 14 5 0.13
- 75 1995 3 Oct 1995 16 Dec 1995 6 0 T
33 74 1994-1995 5 Nov 1994 17 Jan 1995 14 11 0.33
- 74 1975-1976 25 Dec 1975 7 Mar 1976 7 3 0.06
- 74 1942-1943 28 Dec 1942 11 Mar 1943 6 3 0.06
36 73 2020-2021 29 Oct 2020 9 Jan 2021 7 5 0.22
- 73 2013 26 Feb 2013 9 May 2013 5 3 0.14
- 73 1976-1977 29 Nov 1976 9 Feb 1977 11 7 0.26
39 72 1999-2000 21 Dec 1999 1 Mar 2000 7 2 0.05
- 72 1991 19 Feb 1991 1 May 1991 4 6 0.24
41 70 1977 23 Oct 1977 31 Dec 1977 5 3 0.03
- 70 1963-1964 20 Nov 1963 28 Jan 1964 9 6 0.22
43 69 1948-1949 1 Nov 1948 8 Jan 1949 8 3 0.16
44 68 1962 26 Jan 1962 3 Apr 1962 5 4 0.12
- 68 1956 10 Feb 1956 17 Apr 1956 6

1

0.01
46 67 2011 5 Mar 2011 10 May 2011 2 4 0.11
- 67 1971-1972 6 Dec 1971 10 Feb 1972 3 6 0.25
- 67 1967 8 Oct 1967 13 Dec 1967 7 5 0.16
- 67 1911-1912 20 Dec 1911 24 Feb 1912 5 4 0.10
50 66 2007-2008 12 Dec 2007 15 Feb 2008 10 3 0.14
 
NOTES:

* - The location of Lubbock's rainfall observations has changed several times since 1911.