Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest to Date 1924
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1908, 1987
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1909
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 2008
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1997
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1903, 1989
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
100th Driest Driest to Date 2013
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/