Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 1974
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 2015
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 2014
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 1964
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1905
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1942
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-10.33"
(-262.38mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
59.22"
(1,504.19mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-13.26"
(-336.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/