Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2014 1974
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1941
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Ties: 1906
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Ties: 1957
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1905
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 2013
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1942
Ties: 1988
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2003
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1907
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
Ties: 1937
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
67.86"
(1,723.64mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/