Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1983, 2014
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1896
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1997
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 2013
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1974
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1940
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 2014
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
69.28"
(1,759.71mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
93.22"
(2,367.79mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/