Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1974
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Ties: 1971
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Ties: 1934, 1971
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
42.37"
(1,076.20mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Ties: 1991
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
69.74"
(1,771.40mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/