Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
0.11"
(2.79mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1953 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Ties: 1924, 1927, 1953, 1966
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1991
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1926
Ties: 1956
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1905
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 2018
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Ties: 1950
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1907
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
54.79"
(1,391.67mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-7.97"
(-202.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/