Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1916, 1918, 1934
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 1909
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1896
Ties: 1970
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2008
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1997
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 2013
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
51.28"
(1,302.51mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 2014
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
72.67"
(1,845.82mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1957 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1957 1933
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/