Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1914
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1991
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1926
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1967 1972
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Ties: 1984
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1905
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Ties: 1946
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1961 2021
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-3.48"
(-88.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1961 2021
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-5.39"
(-136.90mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1908
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/