Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1974
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2015
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2010 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Ties: 1973
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2010 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Ties: 1961, 1976, 2010, 2017
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2009 1972
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Ties: 1969
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2010 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1941
Ties: 1965
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1905
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2010 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2010 2003
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1942
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2010 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1907
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
55.49"
(1,409.45mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2009 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
71.71"
(1,821.43mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 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/