Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1927
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1929
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1905
Ties: 1907
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2003 1972
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1941
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1941
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1941
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1905
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2021
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2003 2021
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-9.38"
(-238.26mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1907
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
49.01"
(1,244.85mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-9.00"
(-228.60mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-9.93"
(-252.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/