Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2006 1974
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Ties: 1950
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Ties: 1972
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2003 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2004 2003
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1907
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
66.85"
(1,697.99mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

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