Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1927 1974
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1905
Ties: 2005
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
9.58"
(243.34mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1941 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1941 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
51.79"
(1,315.47mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2022
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/