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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 1947*
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
117
1989-1990
23 Sep 1989
17 Jan 1990
7
8
0.32
10 106 2010-2011 23 Oct 2010 5 Feb 2011 6 6 0.21
11 105 1955 15 Jan 1955 29 Apr 1955 11 2 0.10
12 104 2008-2009 15 Oct 2008 26 Jan 2009 7 5 0.19
13 97 2011 12 May 2011 16 Aug 2001 8 4 0.10
14 95 1952 4 Jan 1952 7 Apr 1952 8 5 0.09
15 93 2002-2003 24 Dec 2002 26 Mar 2003 14 5 0.19
16 92 1950-1951 2 Oct 1950 1 Jan 1951 6 2 0.06
17 86 1955-1956 8 Nov 1955 1 Feb 1956 7 1 0.01
18 85 2000 24 Jul 2000 16 Oct 2000 10 5 0.18
19 81 1947 25 Jul 1947 13 Oct 1947 6 3 0.14
20 76 1972 12 Feb 1972 27 Apr 1972 6 0 T
21 75 1995 3 Oct 1995 16 Dec 1995 6 0 M
22 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
24 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
26 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
28 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
30 69 1948-1949 1 Nov 1948 8 Jan 1949 8 3 0.16
31 68 1962 26 Jan 1962 3 Apr 1962 5 4 0.12
- 68 1956 10 Feb 1956 17 Apr 1956 6

1

0.01
33 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
36 66 2007-2008 12 Dec 2007 15 Feb 2008 10 3 0.14
37 65 1969-1970 30 Dec 1969 4 Mar 1970 10 5

0.13

- 65 1965 18 Oct 1965 21 Dec 1965 8 4 0.18
- 65 1954 7 Oct 1954 10 Dec 1954 5 1 0.03
40 64 1966 22 Jan 1966 26 Mar 1966 7 3 0.07
41 62 2012 13 Oct 2012 13 Dec 2012 5 3 0.06
- 62 1947-1948 4 Dec 1947 3 Feb 1948 10 9 0.23
43 61 2003-2004 15 Nov 2003 14 Jan 2004 4 0 T
- 61 1970 30 Jun 1970 29 Aug 1970 5 2 0.07
- 61 1951 1 Nov 1951 31 Dec 1951 6 5 0.08
46 59 2016 9 Jan 2016 7 Mar 2016 3 2 0.10
- 59 1992 20 Sep 1992 17 Nov 1992 5 0 0
- 59 1983-1984 29 Dec 1983 25 Feb 1984 4 2 0.03
- 59 1956-1957 20 Dec 1956 16 Feb 1957 14 6 0.11
- 59 1950 12 Feb 1950 11 Apr 1950 5 1 0.02
 
NOTES:

* - The location of Lubbock's rainfall observations has changed several times since 1947.