Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2008 1974
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 2001
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 2007
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 1932
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1905
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2006 1972
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1905
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1905
Ties: 1931
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Ties: 1943
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2006 2021
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1905
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1942
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2008 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1907
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
54.55"
(1,385.57mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2005 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
73.48"
(1,866.39mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
46th 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 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/