Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 1974
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1910
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1972
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Ties: 1908
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1965 2013
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1965 2003
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1942
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
53.82"
(1,367.03mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1986
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
68.91"
(1,750.31mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/