Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1975 1974
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1955
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1961, 2010, 2011, 2017
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Ties: 2001
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1974 1972
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1945, 1972
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1905
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1974 2021
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1942
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1975 2021
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1942
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
37.68"
(957.07mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 2022
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
57.35"
(1,456.69mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1975 1904
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Ties: 1971
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
69.48"
(1,764.79mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Ties: 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/