Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Utah

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1974
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2015
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1957
Ties: 1949
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934, 1955
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1972
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1972
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1980
Ties: 2000
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931, 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1980
Ties: 1936, 1964
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Ties: 1910
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Ties: 1981
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2021
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
20.79"
(528.07mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
47.06"
(1,195.32mm)
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1983 1961
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1985
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
63.70"
(1,617.98mm)
53.95"
(1,370.33mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1902
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
83.22"
(2,113.79mm)
67.39"
(1,711.71mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1903
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/