Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1915
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1901
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 2015
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1979
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
35.05"
(890.27mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
56.97"
(1,447.04mm)
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
10.16"
(258.07mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
80.01"
(2,032.25mm)
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
9.92"
(251.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
103.38"
(2,625.85mm)
93.63"
(2,378.20mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1984
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
161.52"
(4,102.61mm)
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
208.44"
(5,294.38mm)
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
20.93"
(531.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
257.61"
(6,543.29mm)
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

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