Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1972
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998, 2019
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966, 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Ties: 1987
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1907
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Ties: 1952
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1961
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1985
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
54.70"
(1,389.38mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 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/