Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2015
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
24.21"
(614.93mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
35.47"
(900.94mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
93.79"
(2,382.27mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
124.96"
(3,173.98mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
156.72"
(3,980.69mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/