Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1974
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1912
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1977, 2000
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1961
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Ties: 1959
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1977
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1942
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
51.55"
(1,309.37mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
65.85"
(1,672.59mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1904 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Ties: 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/