Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1906, 1936
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1934
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1972
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1930
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 2009
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Ties: 2008
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
51.71"
(1,313.43mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
8.17"
(207.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1907
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
64.61"
(1,641.09mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Ties: 1916
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
78.29"
(1,988.57mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/