Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1964
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1967
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1939
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1956
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
57.73"
(1,466.34mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
82.03"
(2,083.56mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
112.71"
(2,862.83mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
142.51"
(3,619.75mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-7.13"
(-181.11mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/