Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1901, 2000
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1957
Ties: 1928, 1940
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1937
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1935
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 2015
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
28.06"
(712.72mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1897
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
45.84"
(1,164.34mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
61.26"
(1,556.00mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
88.80"
(2,255.52mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
117.75"
(2,990.85mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
147.54"
(3,747.52mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/