Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 1974
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2015
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1921
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1972
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1905
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1905
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1905
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1899 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1942
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1900 2003
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
37.95"
(963.93mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1907
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1986
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
69.88"
(1,774.95mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1987

Citing This Page

  • 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/