Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
113th Driest Driest to Date 1974
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 2002
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1972
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/