Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1995
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Ties: 1972
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
17.71"
(449.83mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
23.95"
(608.33mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
37.99"
(964.95mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
43.10"
(1,094.74mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
63.02"
(1,600.71mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
86.39"
(2,194.31mm)
84.48"
(2,145.79mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Ties: 1947
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
124.62"
(3,165.35mm)
126.72"
(3,218.69mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
170.49"
(4,330.45mm)
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
201.21"
(5,110.73mm)
211.18"
(5,363.97mm)
-9.97"
(-253.24mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/