Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Ties: 2012
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 2013
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 2003
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1907
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
67.83"
(1,722.88mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/