Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1916
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1905
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
61.40"
(1,559.56mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
75.04"
(1,906.02mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/