Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1973 1909
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Ties: 2014
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1973 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1997
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2022
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1995
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1973
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
19.78"
(502.41mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1982
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 2022
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1973 2022
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
71.72"
(1,821.69mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1973 2015
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
89.06"
(2,262.12mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1933
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/