Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1909
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Ties: 1968
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1997
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 2013
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
68.89"
(1,749.81mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
90.39"
(2,295.91mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/