Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998, 2019
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966, 1972
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Ties: 1971
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1959
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Ties: 1896
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1929
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1929
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1907
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Ties: 1993
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1985
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
46.59"
(1,183.39mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
62.70"
(1,592.58mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/