Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 1909
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1956 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1995
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1956 1997
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1956 2013
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
49.45"
(1,256.03mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 2014
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
64.79"
(1,645.67mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Ties: 1988
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
81.20"
(2,062.48mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1933
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/