Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 1909
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Ties: 1962
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1997
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Ties: 2015
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-5.28"
(-134.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 2001
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
48.62"
(1,234.95mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 2014
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 2015
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
82.78"
(2,102.61mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1933
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/