Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1974
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1896 1972
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Ties: 1934
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Ties: 1963
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 2013
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1918
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Ties: 1961
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
43.75"
(1,111.25mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1907
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
56.21"
(1,427.73mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/