Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1974
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1985
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1918, 1972
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1905
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 2013
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1904 2003
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
38.75"
(984.25mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
52.90"
(1,343.66mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
67.40"
(1,711.96mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/