Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1909
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2008
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1997
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1921
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 2013
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1924
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1924
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
50.85"
(1,291.59mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 2014
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

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/