Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1920 1974
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2015
Ties: 1969, 1994
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Ties: 1901
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1913 1972
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1918 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1920 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1907
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
58.14"
(1,476.76mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1986
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
74.06"
(1,881.12mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/