Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1950 1991
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1926
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1905
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1905
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 2013
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1921 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Ties: 2007
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1904 2018
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1929 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.97"
(-177.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-9.38"
(-238.25mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1908
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
52.13"
(1,324.10mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-10.63"
(-270.00mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/