Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1991
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1926
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1905
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 2018
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1993
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1907
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1908
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
67.64"
(1,718.06mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
4.88"
(123.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/