Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1940 1909
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1896
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1940 2008
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1997
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
46.88"
(1,190.75mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
11.99"
(304.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2021
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
67.24"
(1,707.90mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
14.94"
(379.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2014
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
80.63"
(2,048.00mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1940 2015
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
105.49"
(2,679.45mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
18.66"
(473.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1933
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/