Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1965, 2004
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1909
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1985 2013
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1990 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1995
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-8.93"
(-226.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1992 2014
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
61.08"
(1,551.43mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
89.85"
(2,282.19mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/