Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1927 1974
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1910
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Ties: 1933, 1939
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1972
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Ties: 1940
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1938
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1905
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 2013
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1942
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1967 2003
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1907
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
57.45"
(1,459.23mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
72.93"
(1,852.42mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/