Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1974
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-5.64"
(-143.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2021
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-6.11"
(-155.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
53.12"
(1,349.25mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.89"
(-124.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/