Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2022
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2020 1974
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2015
Ties: 1909
Apr–May 2022
2-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1941
Mar–May 2022
3-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1941
Feb–May 2022
4-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Jan–May 2022
5-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Dec 2021–May 2022
6-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1905
Nov 2021–May 2022
7-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1941
Oct 2021–May 2022
8-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1941
Sep 2021–May 2022
9-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
-3.07"
(-77.97mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1941
Aug 2021–May 2022
10-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2021 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1941
Jul 2021–May 2022
11-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1941
Jun 2021–May 2022
12-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1905
Dec 2020–May 2022
18-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jun 2020–May 2022
24-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-7.96"
(-202.18mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Jun 2019–May 2022
36-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
-10.22"
(-259.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1907
Jun 2018–May 2022
48-Month
50.17"
(1,274.32mm)
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2021 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
Jun 2017–May 2022
60-Month
61.36"
(1,558.54mm)
72.48"
(1,840.99mm)
-11.12"
(-282.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/