Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1938, 1939
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1909
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1985 1997
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 2022
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1995
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2022
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
49.00"
(1,244.60mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2022
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
64.79"
(1,645.67mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2015
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1957
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1979 1933
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/