Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1995
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Ties: 1931
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Ties: 2000
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998, 2019
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966, 1972
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1929
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1907
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1984
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1961
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1985
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1986
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/