Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1991 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1918, 1950, 1983, 1988
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1991 1991
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Ties: 1948
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1972
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1961
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1974 2018
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-5.83"
(-148.09mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
52.45"
(1,332.23mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1992 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1908
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
68.35"
(1,736.09mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1992 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/