Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1907 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1907 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Ties: 1929
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1907 1931
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1906 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1906 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1946
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1906 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1906 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1952
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1905 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
64.66"
(1,642.36mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1907 1931
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
96.00"
(2,438.40mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1907 1955
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
125.91"
(3,198.11mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1956
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
154.01"
(3,911.85mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Ties: 1949

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/