Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1929 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Ties: 1929
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966, 1972
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1959
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Ties: 2002
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 1929
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1972 1929
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Ties: 1992
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1963 1961
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1985
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
50.76"
(1,289.30mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/