Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1995
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Ties: 1922, 1989
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966, 1972
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1995
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1959
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1907
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 2021
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1961
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1985
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1986
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
46.32"
(1,176.53mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/