Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1974
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1972
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1974
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1934, 1974
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1963
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1965 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1942
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
57.35"
(1,456.69mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1986
Ties: 1976
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
70.08"
(1,780.03mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/