Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1903
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1903
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Ties: 1895
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1988
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
66.03"
(1,677.16mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
86.25"
(2,190.75mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
132.66"
(3,369.56mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2007
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
172.97"
(4,393.44mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2007
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
212.32"
(5,392.93mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/