Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 2007
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1909
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1896
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1995
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1997
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1944
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 2021
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 2021
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 2021
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 2021
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1902
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
55.95"
(1,421.13mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1968 2014
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
76.15"
(1,934.21mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
91.27"
(2,318.26mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1968 1933
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/