Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1989 1974
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1955
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 1972
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 2000
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 2013
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1991 2003
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1991 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
59.49"
(1,511.05mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1992 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
77.48"
(1,967.99mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/