Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
0.07"
(1.78mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1913 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1992
Ties: 1952, 1961, 2014
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1991
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1926
Ties: 1903, 2008
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1936 1972
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1934 1972
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1972
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Ties: 1970
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 2018
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1929 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 2001
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1907
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
47.71"
(1,211.83mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1908
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1909

Citing This Page

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