Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Ties: 1931, 1952
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1993 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966, 1972
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1959
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1994 1929
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1907
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1961
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1985
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
4.43"
(112.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/