Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1994
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1993 1974
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 1921, 1969
Apr–May 1994
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 2016
Mar–May 1994
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Feb–May 1994
4-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Jan–May 1994
5-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1991 1972
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Ties: 1898
Dec 1993–May 1994
6-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Nov 1993–May 1994
7-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Oct 1993–May 1994
8-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1991 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Sep 1993–May 1994
9-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Aug 1993–May 1994
10-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jul 1993–May 1994
11-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jun 1993–May 1994
12-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Dec 1992–May 1994
18-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1991 2021
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1992–May 1994
24-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1991 2021
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1991–May 1994
36-Month
49.51"
(1,257.55mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
5.97"
(151.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1992 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1907
Jun 1990–May 1994
48-Month
64.78"
(1,645.41mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1993 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
Jun 1989–May 1994
60-Month
76.99"
(1,955.55mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/