Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1974
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2015
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1972
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1970
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1905
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1942
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1942
Ties: 2008
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1907
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
56.11"
(1,425.19mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1986
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
68.20"
(1,732.28mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 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/