Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 1974
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Ties: 1923
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1922, 1948
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1989 1972
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1909
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1941
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1941
Ties: 1955
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1905
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
39.73"
(1,009.14mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1907
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
57.90"
(1,470.66mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1986
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
73.78"
(1,874.01mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/