Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2009 1909
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2009 2008
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2008 1997
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2013
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 2021
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1933
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2010 2021
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2010 2014
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
65.75"
(1,670.05mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
79.80"
(2,026.92mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1933
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1999

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