Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wyoming

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
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1974 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1908
Ties: 1912, 1951, 1990
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1919
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 1913
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 2001
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1919
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1919
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1919
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
12.81"
(325.37mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
14.10"
(358.14mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
31.86"
(809.24mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1999
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1929
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
62.45"
(1,586.23mm)
63.62"
(1,615.95mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2004
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
77.71"
(1,973.83mm)
79.48"
(2,018.79mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1964 2004
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/