Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Indiana

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
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1943
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Ties: 1966
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1895
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1895
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
16.43"
(417.32mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
19.26"
(489.20mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
31.06"
(788.92mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2002
Ties: 1993
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
34.64"
(879.86mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
38.28"
(972.31mm)
35.62"
(904.75mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2002
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
66.83"
(1,697.48mm)
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1950
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
85.68"
(2,176.27mm)
79.38"
(2,016.25mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
118.29"
(3,004.57mm)
119.03"
(3,023.36mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
157.90"
(4,010.66mm)
158.69"
(4,030.73mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1902
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
183.22"
(4,653.79mm)
198.36"
(5,038.34mm)
-15.14"
(-384.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/