Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1986
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1957, 1994
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1928
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
95.25"
(2,419.35mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
130.28"
(3,309.11mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1974 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
160.82"
(4,084.83mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
11.18"
(283.97mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

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