Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nebraska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Ties: 1998
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1977
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1977
Ties: 1952
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1915
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1989
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1988
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1923
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
31.46"
(799.08mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
47.42"
(1,204.47mm)
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
69.15"
(1,756.41mm)
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1995
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
90.53"
(2,299.46mm)
90.40"
(2,296.16mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
107.53"
(2,731.26mm)
112.95"
(2,868.93mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1940
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/