Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1895, 1908
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1909
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1896
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1997
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Ties: 2013
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1990
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1944
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
49.95"
(1,268.73mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 2015
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
99.55"
(2,528.57mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1981 1933
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/