Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Ties: 1944
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1909
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1896
Ties: 2009
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1997
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 2022
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 2022
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
56.19"
(1,427.23mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1981 2022
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
86.67"
(2,201.42mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
17.11"
(434.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 2015
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
108.88"
(2,765.55mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1933
2nd 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 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/