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 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2014
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2015
Apr–May 2014
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1957
Mar–May 2014
3-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957, 1991
Ties: 2008
Feb–May 2014
4-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2013 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1902
Jan–May 2014
5-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 2000
Dec 2013–May 2014
6-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Nov 2013–May 2014
7-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Ties: 1960
Oct 2013–May 2014
8-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2013–May 2014
9-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1941
Aug 2013–May 2014
10-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2013–May 2014
11-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1950
Jun 2013–May 2014
12-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2012–May 2014
18-Month
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2012–May 2014
24-Month
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1974
Jun 2011–May 2014
36-Month
86.98"
(2,209.29mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2010–May 2014
48-Month
119.11"
(3,025.39mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2009–May 2014
60-Month
152.05"
(3,862.07mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 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/