Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1977
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Ties: 2000
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 2014
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1960
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
84.35"
(2,142.49mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
115.58"
(2,935.73mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1932

Citing This Page

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