Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1974
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2015
Ties: 2006
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Ties: 1971
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Ties: 1899
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1905
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 2003
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
38.83"
(986.28mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1907
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
53.11"
(1,348.99mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1986
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/