Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2012 1924
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1966
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1909
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2013 1997
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2015 2022
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-6.62"
(-168.14mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-8.04"
(-204.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-8.32"
(-211.33mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-8.58"
(-217.93mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-11.49"
(-291.85mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-13.47"
(-342.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2015 2022
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1984
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-12.62"
(-320.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
82.39"
(2,092.71mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2016 1933
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/