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 April 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1957
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1957, 1991
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2019
Ties: 1896, 1996
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 2008
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
26.86"
(682.24mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
32.94"
(836.68mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
47.77"
(1,213.36mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1946
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
63.43"
(1,611.12mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
93.82"
(2,383.03mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
123.90"
(3,147.06mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
152.82"
(3,881.63mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/