Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1974
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1954, 2005
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Ties: 1983
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1979
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1972
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1962, 1981
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Ties: 1968
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 2021
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1942
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
51.23"
(1,301.24mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
7.69"
(195.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 2022
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1907
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
11.53"
(292.87mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
85.10"
(2,161.54mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/