Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1974
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1972
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1919
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Ties: 1978
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1905
Ties: 1982
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
68.46"
(1,738.88mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/