Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1974
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1954, 1986
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Ties: 1987
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1905
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1972
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1905
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1905
Ties: 1942
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
44.05"
(1,118.87mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1907
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
53.09"
(1,348.49mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2004 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1986
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
67.94"
(1,725.68mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/