Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2000 1974
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2015
Ties: 2009
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 1923, 1958, 1977
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Ties: 1987
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Ties: 1976
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2000 1972
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1905
Ties: 1940
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1905
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Ties: 1975
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Ties: 1909
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Ties: 1908, 1944
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2003
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1907
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
61.52"
(1,562.61mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1999 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1986
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
77.51"
(1,968.75mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2000 1957
21st 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/