Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1974
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1916
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1972
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Ties: 1955
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1989
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1967
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1896
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 2013
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1904 2003
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1907
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
52.60"
(1,336.04mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
71.53"
(1,816.86mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/