Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1897 1974
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Ties: 1907
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Ties: 1991
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1972
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Ties: 1994
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Ties: 1940
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Ties: 1930
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2013
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2003
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
44.39"
(1,127.51mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/