Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1915
1-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Apr–May 1915
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1957
Mar–May 1915
3-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1915
4-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jan–May 1915
5-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1914–May 1915
6-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Nov 1914–May 1915
7-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Oct 1914–May 1915
8-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Sep 1914–May 1915
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1914–May 1915
10-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1914 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1914–May 1915
11-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1914–May 1915
12-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1913–May 1915
18-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Ties: 1899
Jun 1913–May 1915
24-Month
59.57"
(1,513.08mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Jun 1912–May 1915
36-Month
88.90"
(2,258.06mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1913 1955
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1911–May 1915
48-Month
120.79"
(3,068.07mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1910–May 1915
60-Month
146.87"
(3,730.50mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/