Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1932

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1932
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1932
2-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957
Ties: 1913
Mar–May 1932
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1932
4-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 1932
5-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1931–May 1932
6-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1931–May 1932
7-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1983
Oct 1931–May 1932
8-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1931–May 1932
9-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1931–May 1932
10-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1931–May 1932
11-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1931–May 1932
12-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1930–May 1932
18-Month
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1930–May 1932
24-Month
54.15"
(1,375.41mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1974
Jun 1929–May 1932
36-Month
81.97"
(2,082.04mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2019
Jun 1928–May 1932
48-Month
114.33"
(2,903.98mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1927–May 1932
60-Month
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2019
Ties: 1941

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/