Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2022
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1978, 1997
Apr–May 2022
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2021 1909
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Mar–May 2022
3-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2021 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Feb–May 2022
4-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Jan–May 2022
5-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
-7.23"
(-183.65mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Dec 2021–May 2022
6-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2021 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Nov 2021–May 2022
7-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Oct 2021–May 2022
8-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Ties: 2013
Sep 2021–May 2022
9-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2021–May 2022
10-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jul 2021–May 2022
11-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2021–May 2022
12-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2021 2021
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Dec 2020–May 2022
18-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-10.78"
(-273.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–May 2022
24-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Jun 2019–May 2022
36-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-18.50"
(-469.90mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2022 2022
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Jun 2018–May 2022
48-Month
55.78"
(1,416.81mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-13.78"
(-350.01mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Jun 2017–May 2022
60-Month
69.32"
(1,760.73mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-17.51"
(-444.75mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1991 1933
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 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/