Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1909
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1994 1997
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2014
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
12.63"
(320.81mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
96.85"
(2,459.99mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1933
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/