Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1910

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1910
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1904, 1918
Apr–May 1910
2-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1957
Mar–May 1910
3-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1925
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1910
4-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1925
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan–May 1910
5-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1909–May 1910
6-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1909–May 1910
7-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Oct 1909–May 1910
8-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Sep 1909–May 1910
9-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Aug 1909–May 1910
10-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jul 1909–May 1910
11-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1909–May 1910
12-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1908–May 1910
18-Month
42.85"
(1,088.39mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1908–May 1910
24-Month
57.29"
(1,455.17mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Jun 1907–May 1910
36-Month
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1904 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1906–May 1910
48-Month
121.95"
(3,097.53mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1906 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1905–May 1910
60-Month
153.29"
(3,893.57mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Ties: 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/