Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Ties: 1986
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1909
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 2000, 2015
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 2008
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1997
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Ties: 1960
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2022
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Ties: 1970
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Ties: 1919
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 2022
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1987
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
55.66"
(1,413.76mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1937 2022
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
81.04"
(2,058.42mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
11.48"
(291.60mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1942 2015
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
101.40"
(2,575.56mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/