Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
17.71"
(449.83mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
29.78"
(756.41mm)
23.95"
(608.33mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
37.99"
(964.95mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1927
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
66.41"
(1,686.81mm)
63.02"
(1,600.71mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
93.43"
(2,373.12mm)
84.48"
(2,145.79mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
127.84"
(3,247.14mm)
126.72"
(3,218.69mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
168.87"
(4,289.30mm)
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
216.10"
(5,488.94mm)
211.18"
(5,363.97mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/