Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1913 1974
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Ties: 1998
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Ties: 1946
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1914 1972
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1914 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1913 2021
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1914 2021
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
35.09"
(891.29mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1914 2021
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
51.05"
(1,296.67mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1915 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
64.61"
(1,641.09mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1914 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Ties: 1943
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
80.62"
(2,047.75mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/