Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1984

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1984
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Apr–May 1984
2-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1957
Mar–May 1984
3-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1984
4-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1919
Jan–May 1984
5-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1983–May 1984
6-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Nov 1983–May 1984
7-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1983–May 1984
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Sep 1983–May 1984
9-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 1983–May 1984
10-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1983–May 1984
11-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1983–May 1984
12-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1982–May 1984
18-Month
50.83"
(1,291.08mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1982–May 1984
24-Month
67.41"
(1,712.21mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.49"
(190.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Jun 1981–May 1984
36-Month
99.79"
(2,534.67mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1983 1955
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1980–May 1984
48-Month
125.73"
(3,193.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1979–May 1984
60-Month
156.90"
(3,985.26mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/