Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2006 1974
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1905
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2006 1972
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1905
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Ties: 2016
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 2003
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1905
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1942
Ties: 1943
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1942
Ties: 1938
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
59.83"
(1,519.68mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
72.14"
(1,832.36mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/