Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1993

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1993
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Apr–May 1993
2-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1957
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1993
3-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1992 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1993
4-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1992 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1935, 1953
Jan–May 1993
5-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Dec 1992–May 1993
6-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Nov 1992–May 1993
7-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Oct 1992–May 1993
8-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Sep 1992–May 1993
9-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1992–May 1993
10-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1992 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1992–May 1993
11-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1992–May 1993
12-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1991–May 1993
18-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1991–May 1993
24-Month
63.38"
(1,609.85mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2020
Jun 1990–May 1993
36-Month
95.46"
(2,424.68mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1992 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1989–May 1993
48-Month
126.99"
(3,225.55mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1988–May 1993
60-Month
154.99"
(3,936.75mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/