Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2015
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1957
Ties: 1988
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Ties: 1924
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1925 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1925 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
53.86"
(1,368.04mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1974
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
83.58"
(2,122.93mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
112.04"
(2,845.82mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-7.74"
(-196.59mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
143.20"
(3,637.28mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/