Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2004 1974
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2015
Ties: 1963
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Ties: 1989
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Ties: 2000
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Ties: 1922
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1907
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
55.06"
(1,398.52mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2005 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/