Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 1974
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1976
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1941
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Ties: 1996
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 2018
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1953 1972
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 1946
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Ties: 1934
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1990
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 2003
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-8.78"
(-223.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
50.32"
(1,278.13mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-7.69"
(-195.32mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1986
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-10.22"
(-259.59mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/