Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
0.14"
(3.56mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1953 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1992
Ties: 1968
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1926
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1905
Ties: 1974
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1905
Ties: 1921
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1921 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 2018
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1941
Ties: 2007
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-8.73"
(-221.74mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
57.91"
(1,470.91mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/