Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 1974
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1946 1972
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1922, 1960
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1940
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1944
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Ties: 2014
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1942
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1907
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/