Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1989 1909
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1896
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1995
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1988 1997
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 2022
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1933
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1995
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1995
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 1987
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 2020
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-7.61"
(-193.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 2022
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-10.18"
(-258.57mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 2022
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-14.56"
(-369.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
76.28"
(1,937.51mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-10.55"
(-267.97mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1933
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/