Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Ties: 1909
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998, 2019
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1966 1966, 1972
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1966
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Ties: 1950
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1960 1959
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1929
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Ties: 1953
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1929
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1937
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1961
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1985
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1986
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
52.25"
(1,327.15mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/