Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1899 1972
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Ties: 1945, 1962
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1905
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1899 2013
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1942
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 2003
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1907
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
57.50"
(1,460.50mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
69.96"
(1,776.98mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/