Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1974
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Ties: 1922, 1990
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1945
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Ties: 1930
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1905
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1946 2013
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1942
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1942
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
41.02"
(1,041.91mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
53.58"
(1,360.93mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
68.43"
(1,738.12mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 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/