Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1903
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1903
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Ties: 1950
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1955
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Ties: 2010
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1905
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
34.79"
(883.67mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1929
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
87.85"
(2,231.39mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
131.63"
(3,343.40mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
178.04"
(4,522.22mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
9.98"
(253.50mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
218.35"
(5,546.09mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/