Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1912, 2018
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1933
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 2008
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2013
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-7.20"
(-182.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1942
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-6.84"
(-173.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1907
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-7.77"
(-197.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
65.93"
(1,674.62mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/