Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1943 1974
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1975
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1943 1972
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1909, 1935
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1947
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1988
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Ties: 1908, 2001
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1907
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
66.56"
(1,690.62mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
79.46"
(2,018.28mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
12th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/