Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2012 1974
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2012 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1905
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1941
Ties: 1913
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1941
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1941
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1941
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1941
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1905
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-5.92"
(-150.36mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1942
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1907
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
50.20"
(1,275.08mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-7.81"
(-198.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1986
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
63.85"
(1,621.79mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/