Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1957
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1911 1925
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1995
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1983
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
31.89"
(810.01mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
44.68"
(1,134.87mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
57.97"
(1,472.44mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
85.94"
(2,182.88mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1955
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
115.26"
(2,927.60mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
147.04"
(3,734.82mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1904 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/