Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1926, 2008
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1991
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1926
Ties: 1933
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2018
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1993
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Ties: 1926
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
49.53"
(1,258.06mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1908
Ties: 1966
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
61.17"
(1,553.72mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/