Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 2014
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Ties: 2007
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1972
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1948
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1900, 1962
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1972, 1976
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1943 2013
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1942
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
59.16"
(1,502.66mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
79.12"
(2,009.65mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 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/