Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1900 1974
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1967
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1899 1972
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Ties: 1956
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2013
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-6.98"
(-177.30mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1907
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
48.38"
(1,228.85mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1986
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
63.26"
(1,606.80mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1987

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  • 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/