Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

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
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1995
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2012 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Ties: 1902
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Ties: 1955
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966, 1972
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Ties: 1928
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2012 1959
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2005
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2005
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2005
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1929
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1907
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1984
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2015 2022
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1985
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
49.24"
(1,250.70mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/