Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1974
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1905
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1972
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Ties: 1933
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1922, 1947
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1969
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
56.12"
(1,425.45mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/