Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of June 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2015
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1957
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957, 1991
Ties: 1950
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1898, 1959
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1974
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
86.99"
(2,209.55mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
120.54"
(3,061.72mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
154.82"
(3,932.43mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

Citing This Page

  • 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/