Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 1974
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1941
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1922
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1905
Ties: 1898
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1972
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1905
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1905
Ties: 2016
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 1999
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1942
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
40.38"
(1,025.65mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1907
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1986
Ties: 1974
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
73.17"
(1,858.52mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/