Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1922

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1922
1-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Apr–May 1922
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Mar–May 1922
3-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1921 1925
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1922
4-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1921 1925
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1922
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1921–May 1922
6-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1921 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Nov 1921–May 1922
7-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1921–May 1922
8-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 2003
Sep 1921–May 1922
9-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1921–May 1922
10-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1921 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1921–May 1922
11-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1921 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1921–May 1922
12-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1920–May 1922
18-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1921 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–May 1922
24-Month
61.51"
(1,562.35mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Ties: 1959
Jun 1919–May 1922
36-Month
93.09"
(2,364.49mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1918–May 1922
48-Month
123.35"
(3,133.09mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1921 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1917–May 1922
60-Month
148.29"
(3,766.57mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1921 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/