Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Ties: 1951, 2016
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1909
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Ties: 1929, 1936
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1997
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 2013
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Ties: 1950
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.43"
(-87.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-13.13"
(-333.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 2014
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
62.98"
(1,599.69mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1951 2015
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-8.93"
(-226.82mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1933
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/