Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1992
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Ties: 1931, 2006
Apr–May 1992
2-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1957
Mar–May 1992
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1957, 1991
Ties: 1895, 1971
Feb–May 1992
4-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jan–May 1992
5-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1971
Dec 1991–May 1992
6-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Nov 1991–May 1992
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Oct 1991–May 1992
8-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Sep 1991–May 1992
9-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Aug 1991–May 1992
10-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1928
Jul 1991–May 1992
11-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1914
Jun 1991–May 1992
12-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Dec 1990–May 1992
18-Month
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1990–May 1992
24-Month
61.37"
(1,558.80mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Ties: 1927
Jun 1989–May 1992
36-Month
92.90"
(2,359.66mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1988–May 1992
48-Month
120.90"
(3,070.86mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–May 1992
60-Month
147.96"
(3,758.18mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019

Citing This Page

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