Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nebraska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1995
Ties: 2001
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1995
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977
Ties: 1962
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 1989
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1975 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
31.46"
(799.08mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
63.41"
(1,610.61mm)
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
89.03"
(2,261.36mm)
90.40"
(2,296.16mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
110.76"
(2,813.30mm)
112.95"
(2,868.93mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1979 1940
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/