Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1974
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Ties: 1950
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1941
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1905
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1972
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1905
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1905
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 2002
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 2021
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 1946
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 2021
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1905

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/