Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1914
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1909
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1896
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1997
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1949 2013
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Ties: 1961
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Ties: 1939
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Ties: 2009
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-10.25"
(-260.35mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 2014
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-13.62"
(-345.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
73.54"
(1,867.92mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-13.29"
(-337.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1933
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/