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Attack of the showers: Phoenix has second-wettest May in its history

Jun 2, 2015, 7:55 AM | Updated: 7:55 am

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Phoenix is known for being very dry, starting in January and continuing the rest of the year, with slight reprieve during monsoon season.

So it comes as a bit of a surprise that May 2015 was Phoenix’s second-wettest month of May in history, according to the National Weather Service.

The month of May saw 1.17 inches of precipitation in Phoenix — historically beat only by May of 1930, in which the city received 1.31 inches of precipitation.

But don’t get used to that — Arizona’s hottest months are upon us.

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Attack of the showers: Phoenix has second-wettest May in its history