Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
0.04"
(1.02mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1945, 1948, 2021
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1991
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1926
Ties: 1963
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1972
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1972
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1905
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1972
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Ties: 1939
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1905
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Ties: 1953
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2021
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2021
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1964 2021
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1907
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
63.22"
(1,605.79mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/