Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Ties: 1907, 1979
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1909
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1896
Ties: 1991
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1997
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1944
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2013
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1920
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1959 2021
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1959 2021
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2021
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 2021
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-7.76"
(-197.10mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-8.82"
(-224.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 2021
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
49.88"
(1,266.95mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 2014
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
64.80"
(1,645.92mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 2015
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
86.19"
(2,189.23mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1933
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/