Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1896
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1995
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1997
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 2022
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 1913
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 2022
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
60.08"
(1,526.03mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 2022
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 2015
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/