Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
0.01"
(0.25mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1963 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1992
Ties: 1942, 1963, 2004
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2000 1991
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1905
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2018
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-6.18"
(-156.98mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-6.48"
(-164.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-9.18"
(-233.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1908
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
56.10"
(1,424.94mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2000 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/