Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1960 1974
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1962, 1984, 1989
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Ties: 1976, 2010, 2011, 2017
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1905
Ties: 1953
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1905
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1905
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Ties: 1954
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1905
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1942
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Ties: 1899
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
55.83"
(1,418.08mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
68.54"
(1,740.92mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1987

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/