Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1909
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 2008
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 1997
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Ties: 1902
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
84th Driest Driest to Date 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1995
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1896
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
99th Driest Driest to Date 1977
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
90th Driest Driest to Date 1977
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/