Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
0.02"
(0.51mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1992
Ties: 1899, 1911, 2000
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1962 1991
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1926
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1905
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 2018
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
35.72"
(907.29mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1908
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
56.40"
(1,432.56mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-6.36"
(-161.54mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1964 1904
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1909
Ties: 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/