Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1937, 1943
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1997
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 2013
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.93"
(-125.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.88"
(-123.96mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1962 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
48.70"
(1,236.98mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1966 2014
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
72.64"
(1,845.06mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
87.31"
(2,217.67mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1933
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/