Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1995
Ties: 1914
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1995
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1995
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1972
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966, 1972
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1995
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1995
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1959
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Ties: 1931
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1929
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1929
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1961
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1985
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
50.50"
(1,282.70mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/