Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1974
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1984
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Ties: 2006
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1974 1972
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 1964
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 1946
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Ties: 1940
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 2003
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Ties: 1978
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
45.69"
(1,160.53mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1983 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1907
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
61.57"
(1,563.88mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
81.24"
(2,063.50mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
8.76"
(222.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/