Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1992
Ties: 1900
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1991
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1926
Ties: 1936, 1955, 2014
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1905
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1905
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1905
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1905
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2018
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-5.72"
(-145.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
42.65"
(1,083.31mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1908
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
57.98"
(1,472.69mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/