Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1911 1974
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2015
Ties: 2003, 2018
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1941
Ties: 1953
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1941
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1905
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1910 1972
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1905
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1905
Ties: 1928
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1941
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1941
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1941
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1941
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1911 2021
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1941
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1911 2021
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1905
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1911 2021
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1911 2021
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
43.93"
(1,115.82mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1911 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1907
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
59.47"
(1,510.54mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1911 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1986
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1987
Ties: 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/