Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nebraska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Ties: 1922
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1989
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
31.46"
(799.08mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1916
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
44.11"
(1,120.39mm)
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
65.95"
(1,675.13mm)
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1995
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
90.40"
(2,296.16mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
111.57"
(2,833.88mm)
112.95"
(2,868.93mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1940
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

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