Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1980 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Ties: 1919, 1928
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1991
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1926
Ties: 1940
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1980 1972
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1905
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1905
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 2018
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
58.41"
(1,483.61mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1908
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
68.28"
(1,734.31mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/