Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1961, 2016
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1909
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1997
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1925
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-4.13"
(-104.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 2014
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-9.66"
(-245.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 2015
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
73.79"
(1,874.27mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-13.04"
(-331.21mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1933
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1999
Ties: 1963

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/