Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1905
1-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–May 1905
2-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1905
3-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1904 1925
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1905
4-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1904 1925
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1905
5-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1904–May 1905
6-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1904 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1974
Nov 1904–May 1905
7-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1904–May 1905
8-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1904–May 1905
9-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1904–May 1905
10-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1904 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1904–May 1905
11-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1904 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1901
Jun 1904–May 1905
12-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1903–May 1905
18-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Jun 1903–May 1905
24-Month
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1974
Jun 1902–May 1905
36-Month
90.19"
(2,290.83mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1904 1955
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1901–May 1905
48-Month
117.98"
(2,996.69mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1900–May 1905
60-Month
147.81"
(3,754.37mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1904 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/