Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1952, 1962
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Ties: 1952
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Ties: 1939, 2002
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1959
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
85.25"
(2,165.35mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
115.01"
(2,921.25mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
145.25"
(3,689.35mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/