Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
35.05"
(890.27mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
48.88"
(1,241.55mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.59"
(1,335.79mm)
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
83.36"
(2,117.34mm)
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
13.27"
(337.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
93.63"
(2,378.20mm)
18.61"
(472.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
158.65"
(4,029.71mm)
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Ties: 1903
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
216.79"
(5,506.47mm)
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
29.28"
(743.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
263.71"
(6,698.23mm)
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
29.33"
(744.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

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