Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1974
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1951
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1941
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1905
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1941
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1941
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Ties: 1973
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
35.35"
(897.89mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
53.66"
(1,362.96mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
10.12"
(257.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
69.22"
(1,758.19mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
11.21"
(284.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
80.86"
(2,053.84mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/