Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1974
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1915
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Ties: 1922
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1905
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1972
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1941
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1941
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1905
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1948 2013
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1942
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
55.32"
(1,405.13mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/