Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1907, 1960
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1909
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1997
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2013
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Ties: 1962
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 1900
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.17"
(1,350.52mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
64.81"
(1,646.17mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
81.85"
(2,078.99mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1933
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/