Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1924
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1998
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
128th Driest
Driest since:
1909
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1896
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
2008
10th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1995
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1997
39th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1998
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
107th Driest
Driest since:
2022
22nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1998
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
98th Driest
Driest since:
1924
30th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1995
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1977
38th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1995
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1977
43rd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
2021
38th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Ties: 1897
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
2021
41st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Ties: 1932
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
2021
43rd Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
2021
49th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983

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