Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1972
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966, 1972
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1961
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1985
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
50.18"
(1,274.57mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
59.36"
(1,507.74mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/