Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1916 1974
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1914 1972
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1905
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1905
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1941
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Ties: 1997
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1916 2021
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1916 2021
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1905
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1914 2021
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1942
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 2021
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1942
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
7.47"
(189.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1907
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
66.97"
(1,701.04mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
8.96"
(227.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1916 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1986
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
80.53"
(2,045.46mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/