Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1974
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 2001
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1905
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1968
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 2021
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1942
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1942
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
53.72"
(1,364.49mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
69.40"
(1,762.76mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
87.71"
(2,227.83mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
15.23"
(386.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

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