Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 1942, 1963, 2002, 2004
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1992
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1991
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1926
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1905
Ties: 1946, 1948
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2014 2018
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
18.98"
(482.09mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
25.16"
(639.06mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
37.71"
(957.83mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1907
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1908
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
57.78"
(1,467.61mm)
62.76"
(1,594.10mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/