Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1897
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1909
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Ties: 1899
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1997
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 2013
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
5.87"
(149.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
53.46"
(1,357.88mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 2014
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
68.20"
(1,732.28mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
82.60"
(2,098.04mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 1933
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/