Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1909
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Ties: 1994
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Ties: 1964
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1997
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 2022
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1997
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1921
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
36.05"
(915.67mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 2022
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 2022
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
63.65"
(1,616.71mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
82.98"
(2,107.69mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1900 1933
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/