Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Ties: 1939, 1988
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1909
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2008
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1995
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1997
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 2013
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1998
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1995
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
14.71"
(373.63mm)
7.96"
(202.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
7.42"
(188.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1983
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
43.74"
(1,111.00mm)
34.89"
(886.21mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 2014
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
80.11"
(2,034.79mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 2015
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1998
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
91.20"
(2,316.48mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1933
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/