Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1974
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1933
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1972
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1919, 1965
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Ties: 1910
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 2003
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/