Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1992
Ties: 1903, 1960
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1991
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1926
Ties: 1904
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1972
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1905
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1937 1972
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1972
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1905
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1905
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1934 2018
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1935 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1907
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
50.93"
(1,293.62mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1908
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
61.31"
(1,557.27mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/