Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1957
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1928 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1928 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Ties: 1908
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1983
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1928 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1960, 1972
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
32.36"
(821.94mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
62.07"
(1,576.58mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1974
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
95.02"
(2,413.51mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1928 1955
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
123.44"
(3,135.38mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
148.88"
(3,781.55mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1928 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 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/