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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957, 1991
Ties: 1999
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1986
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1964
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 2007
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
56.60"
(1,437.64mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
88.73"
(2,253.74mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1955
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
121.67"
(3,090.42mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
152.16"
(3,864.86mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/