Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Ties: 1973, 2014
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1909
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1997
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
13.04"
(331.21mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
45.71"
(1,161.03mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
52.69"
(1,338.33mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
17.80"
(452.12mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
66.68"
(1,693.67mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2022
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1984
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2015
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
105.65"
(2,683.51mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1933
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/