Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2006 1974
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 1961, 1976, 2011, 2017
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2009 1972
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Ties: 1911
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Ties: 1936
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1905
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2013
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1942
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1942
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1907
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1986
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
68.75"
(1,746.25mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/