Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1957
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
58.32"
(1,481.33mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
89.49"
(2,273.05mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
121.25"
(3,079.75mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
154.23"
(3,917.44mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/