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 August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1931, 1992
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1957
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1957, 1991
Ties: 1960
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1911
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1924, 1939
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
23.08"
(586.23mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
62.33"
(1,583.18mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1974
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
92.83"
(2,357.88mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
123.34"
(3,132.84mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
151.67"
(3,852.42mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/