Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1974
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Ties: 1933, 1970
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1934 1972
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Ties: 1923
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Ties: 1908
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 2021
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 2021
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1905
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 2021
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 2021
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2022
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1907
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
56.23"
(1,428.24mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1986
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
69.79"
(1,772.67mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/