Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 2003
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1909
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1997
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Ties: 1900
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1995
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-8.29"
(-210.57mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
63.02"
(1,600.71mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2015
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1998
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
78.20"
(1,986.28mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1933
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/