Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2000
1-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2015
Ties: 1918
Apr–May 2000
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Mar–May 2000
3-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 1953, 1977
Feb–May 2000
4-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Ties: 1924
Jan–May 2000
5-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Dec 1999–May 2000
6-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Nov 1999–May 2000
7-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 1956
Oct 1999–May 2000
8-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 1996
Sep 1999–May 2000
9-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 2006
Aug 1999–May 2000
10-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jul 1999–May 2000
11-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jun 1999–May 2000
12-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Dec 1998–May 2000
18-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1990 2013
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 1998–May 2000
24-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 1997–May 2000
36-Month
46.67"
(1,185.42mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1998 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Jun 1996–May 2000
48-Month
62.66"
(1,591.56mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1999 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jun 1995–May 2000
60-Month
73.86"
(1,876.04mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/