Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 1909
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1896
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 2008
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1995
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 1997
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
3.47"
(88.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1995
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1995
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2004 2021
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
56.16"
(1,426.46mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 2022
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
69.80"
(1,772.92mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 2015
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
83.22"
(2,113.79mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2004 1933
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/