Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1918 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1992
Ties: 1977, 1993, 2017
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1920 1991
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1926
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1913 1972
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Ties: 2014
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1972
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1904 1972
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1905
Ties: 1956
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 2018
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1914 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1993
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1993
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1907
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1914 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1908
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
65.07"
(1,652.78mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/