Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Ties: 1967, 2001
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1991
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1926
Ties: 1942
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1897
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1972
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Ties: 1990
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1990 2021
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-7.42"
(-188.46mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-6.77"
(-171.95mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
63.43"
(1,611.12mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1991 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/