Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1945 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Ties: 1945, 1970, 2021
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1991
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1926
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1905
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Ties: 1966
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1905
Ties: 1946, 2016
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 2021
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 2003
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2021
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1904 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Ties: 1957
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-3.77"
(-95.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.99"
(-177.54mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-8.92"
(-226.56mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1908
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
54.00"
(1,371.60mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-8.76"
(-222.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/