Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1899 1974
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1968
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Ties: 1904
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1902 1972
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1905
Ties: 2007
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1905
Ties: 1908
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1941
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1941
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1905
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1902 2013
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1902 2003
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1942
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-7.86"
(-199.65mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1907
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
49.43"
(1,255.52mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-8.58"
(-217.93mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1902 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1986
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-11.23"
(-285.24mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 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/