Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1961 1974
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1961, 1984, 1989
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1905
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1972
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1905
Ties: 1981, 1986
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
Ties: 1900, 1945
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 2013
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 2003
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1942
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
54.06"
(1,373.12mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1986
Ties: 1905
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
70.92"
(1,801.37mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
66th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/