Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1909
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2013
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
9.47"
(240.53mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
10.28"
(261.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
42.81"
(1,087.37mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
12.56"
(319.02mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
66.88"
(1,698.75mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2014
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
93.52"
(2,375.41mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
23.96"
(608.59mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
106.55"
(2,706.37mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/