Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1992
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1991
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1926
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1905
Ties: 1898
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1905
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1988
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 2018
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
46.31"
(1,176.27mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
60.62"
(1,539.75mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
10.41"
(264.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1908
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
77.41"
(1,966.21mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
14.65"
(372.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/