Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1996 1974
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1988
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Ties: 1917
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2013
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1990 2003
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
43.96"
(1,116.58mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
57.60"
(1,463.04mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
75.48"
(1,917.19mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/