Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1983 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1918, 1950, 1983, 1996
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1991
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1926
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1987 1972
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1905
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1972
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1905
Ties: 1987
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 2015
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 2021
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Ties: 1908
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 2021
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 2021
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
40.54"
(1,029.72mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1983 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
59.60"
(1,513.84mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1908
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
73.91"
(1,877.31mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/