Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1956 1972
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998, 2019
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1956 1966, 1972
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1943
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1959
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2005
Ties: 1927, 1965
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2005
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2005
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1929
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Ties: 1973
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Ties: 1899
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1961
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1985
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/