Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Ties: 2000
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1972
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Ties: 1970
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966, 1972
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Ties: 2013
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1959
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1929
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1972
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 2020
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1929
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1952 1961
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1985
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1986
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/