National Climate Report - May 2019
Spring Precipitation Table

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Spring Precipitation Table

The following table shows, for about 180 long-term stations, how its Mar-May 2019 Precipitation stacks up against normal, and where it ranks among that station's history. The unusualness score is based upon the number of standard deviations difference between the 2019 value and the station's average, based on the station's history.

For a visual presentation, click a station's rank for a "Haywood plot" that shows its cumulative value for each year it has been reporting. As you read from left to right, a particular season's trace represents the total of all previous days during that season.

Spring (Mar-May) Precipitation for selected locations
Location ST 2019
Value
1981-2010
Average
Mar-May
Departure
Unusualness Mar-May Rank
#Yrs in Record
San Juan PR 6.08" 12.53" -6.45" -1.2σ 8th Driest 64 yrs
Flagstaff AZ 6.28" 3.90" +2.38" +1.1σ 16th Wettest 85 yrs
Asheville NC 14.96" 10.82" +4.14" +0.7σ 14th Wettest 64 yrs
Macon GA 5.89" 10.23" -4.34" -1.3σ 10th Driest 71 yrs
Paducah KY 23.35" 13.63" +9.72" +1.7σ 4th Wettest 70 yrs
Augusta GA 8.94" 9.67" -0.73" -0.5σ 25th Driest 75 yrs
Savannah GA 7.24" 9.78" -2.54" -0.8σ 16th Driest 72 yrs
Huntsville AL 14.06" 14.64" -0.58" -0.3σ 29th Driest 61 yrs
Huntington WV 10.69" 12.04" -1.35" -0.4σ 20th Driest 59 yrs
Greenville SC 8.80" 11.64" -2.84" -1.0σ 10th Driest 57 yrs
Beckley WV 10.78" 11.59" -0.81" -0.3σ 23rd Driest 56 yrs
Wichita KS 17.57" 9.85" +7.72" +2.3σ 2nd Wettest 66 yrs
Jackson MS 19.60" 14.38" +5.22" +0.5σ 14th Wettest 56 yrs
Binghamton NY 10.50" 9.99" +0.51" +0.2σ 22nd Wettest 68 yrs
Orlando FL 6.37" 9.90" -3.53" -0.6σ 20th Driest 64 yrs
Daytona Beach FL 6.55" 9.55" -3.00" -0.5σ 29th Driest 83 yrs
Fort Myers FL 8.75" 7.71" +1.04" +0.1σ 44th Wettest 108 yrs
Key West FL 7.73" 7.10" +0.63" +0.2σ 21st Wettest 68 yrs
Miami FL 9.69" 11.48" -1.79" -0.4σ 32nd Driest 72 yrs
Tampa FL 9.32" 7.16" +2.16" +0.3σ 28th Wettest 81 yrs
New Orleans LA 16.53" 13.79" +2.74" +0.3σ 22nd Wettest 72 yrs
Houston TX 13.83" 11.20" +2.63" +0.4σ 24th Wettest 75 yrs
Brownsville TX 3.79" 5.41" -1.62" -0.3σ 42nd Driest 94 yrs
San Antonio TX 7.25" 8.42" -1.17" -0.2σ 35th Driest 73 yrs
Corpus Christi TX 5.94" 6.80" -0.86" -0.2σ 31st Wettest 72 yrs
Raleigh NC 12.74" 10.30" +2.44" +0.8σ 16th Wettest 75 yrs
Greensboro NC 10.36" 10.68" -0.32" -0.1σ 43rd Driest 91 yrs
Elkins WV 12.95" 12.88" +0.07" +0.2σ 39th Wettest 93 yrs
Norfolk VA 9.26" 10.50" -1.24" -0.4σ 30th Driest 74 yrs
Philadelphia PA 12.11" 11.06" +1.05" +0.4σ 23rd Wettest 72 yrs
Richmond VA 12.78" 11.09" +1.69" +0.7σ 20th Wettest 77 yrs
Roanoke VA 9.22" 10.89" -1.67" -0.5σ 24th Driest 72 yrs
Washington (Reagan National) VA 11.22" 10.53" +0.69" +0.3σ 24th Wettest 74 yrs
Wilmington NC 7.56" 11.52" -3.96" -1.1σ 10th Driest 72 yrs
Wilmington DE 11.85" 11.37" +0.48" +0.3σ 29th Wettest 72 yrs
Charleston WV 13.13" 11.95" +1.18" +0.5σ 26th Wettest 72 yrs
Atlanta GA 10.79" 11.84" -1.05" -0.6σ 29th Driest 90 yrs
Birmingham AL 11.58" 14.60" -3.02" -0.7σ 23rd Driest 90 yrs
Johnson City TN 11.67" 10.57" +1.10" +0.3σ 31st Wettest 82 yrs
Charlotte NC 10.96" 10.23" +0.73" +0.0σ 38th Wettest 78 yrs
Chattanooga TN 16.26" 13.07" +3.19" +0.5σ 17th Wettest 81 yrs
Columbia SC 7.82" 9.32" -1.50" -0.8σ 18th Driest 72 yrs
Jacksonville FL 6.37" 9.07" -2.70" -0.7σ 20th Driest 79 yrs
Knoxville TN 14.15" 12.86" +1.29" +0.4σ 36th Wettest 110 yrs
Memphis TN 17.18" 15.91" +1.27" +0.2σ 26th Wettest 80 yrs
Mobile AL 11.80" 16.07" -4.27" -0.8σ 16th Driest 72 yrs
Montgomery AL 13.58" 13.51" +0.07" -0.1σ 34th Wettest 72 yrs
Nashville TN 11.47" 13.61" -2.14" -0.6σ 22nd Driest 72 yrs
Shreveport LA 15.09" 13.26" +1.83" +0.2σ 26th Wettest 80 yrs
Austin TX 15.22" 9.29" +5.93" +1.3σ 8th Wettest 81 yrs
Dallas TX 20.44" 11.48" +8.96" +1.7σ 3rd Wettest 79 yrs
Abilene TX 13.24" 6.56" +6.68" +2.0σ 3rd Wettest 72 yrs
Little Rock AR 23.47" 14.69" +8.78" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 81 yrs
Fort Smith AR 17.59" 13.62" +3.97" +0.8σ 14th Wettest 74 yrs
Wichita Falls TX 13.14" 8.60" +4.54" +1.0σ 16th Wettest 115 yrs
Oklahoma City OK 21.35" 10.78" +10.57" +2.5σ 3rd Wettest 72 yrs
Tulsa OK 22.13" 12.99" +9.14" +2.1σ 4th Wettest 78 yrs
Baton Rouge LA 20.77" 13.76" +7.01" +1.1σ 14th Wettest 90 yrs
Dodge City KS 10.20" 6.26" +3.94" +1.4σ 9th Wettest 99 yrs
St Louis MO 19.89" 11.73" +8.16" +2.2σ 3rd Wettest 78 yrs
Springfield MO 21.54" 13.04" +8.50" +2.0σ 7th Wettest 79 yrs
Topeka KS 15.68" 10.93" +4.75" +1.7σ 6th Wettest 73 yrs
Bangor ME 11.91" 10.64" +1.27" +0.6σ 17th Wettest 66 yrs
Caribou ME 9.76" 8.50" +1.26" +0.6σ 27th Wettest 80 yrs
New York (La Guardia) NY 14.44" 11.76" +2.68" +0.8σ 19th Wettest 80 yrs
Buffalo NY 9.34" 9.34" -0.00" +0.0σ 35th Wettest 81 yrs
Albany NY 8.76" 9.99" -1.23" -0.2σ 38th Driest 81 yrs
Allentown PA 18.58" 11.09" +7.49" +2.2σ 4th Wettest 72 yrs
Boston MA 12.83" 11.55" +1.28" +0.5σ 19th Wettest 84 yrs
Hartford CT 15.75" 11.69" +4.06" +1.3σ 8th Wettest 71 yrs
Burlington VT 10.99" 8.49" +2.50" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 79 yrs
Concord NH 9.88" 10.34" -0.46" +0.1σ 35th Wettest 80 yrs
Harrisburg PA 13.67" 10.76" +2.91" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 72 yrs
Portland ME 12.00" 12.57" -0.57" +0.1σ 31st Wettest 79 yrs
Providence RI 13.39" 12.92" +0.47" +0.3σ 24th Wettest 72 yrs
Syracuse NY 11.57" 9.36" +2.21" +0.7σ 18th Wettest 81 yrs
Wilkes-Barre PA 12.85" 9.40" +3.45" +1.4σ 8th Wettest 70 yrs
Williamsport PA 12.33" 9.87" +2.46" +0.6σ 18th Wettest 71 yrs
Cleveland OH 11.25" 10.08" +1.17" +0.4σ 28th Wettest 81 yrs
Columbus OH 12.69" 10.59" +2.10" +0.8σ 16th Wettest 72 yrs
Fort Wayne IN 13.33" 10.50" +2.83" +1.1σ 10th Wettest 80 yrs
Madison WI 10.31" 9.15" +1.16" +0.5σ 20th Wettest 80 yrs
Milwaukee WI 11.73" 9.23" +2.50" +1.1σ 13th Wettest 81 yrs
Muskegon MI 12.72" 8.41" +4.31" +1.8σ 9th Wettest 117 yrs
Peoria IL 16.96" 10.76" +6.20" +1.7σ 4th Wettest 76 yrs
Sault Ste. Marie MI 10.08" 6.91" +3.17" +1.7σ 4th Wettest 89 yrs
South Bend IN 14.95" 9.48" +5.47" +1.8σ 4th Wettest 118 yrs
Youngstown OH 11.48" 10.09" +1.39" +0.5σ 24th Wettest 84 yrs
Erie PA 8.88" 9.72" -0.84" -0.4σ 36th Driest 94 yrs
Akron OH 10.15" 10.81" -0.66" -0.2σ 33rd Driest 71 yrs
Green Bay WI 10.49" 7.41" +3.08" +1.3σ 13th Wettest 133 yrs
Duluth MN 7.28" 7.15" +0.13" -0.0σ 33rd Wettest 72 yrs
Fargo ND 5.75" 5.47" +0.28" +0.2σ 32nd Wettest 79 yrs
Grand Forks ND 4.65" 4.65" -0.00" +0.1σ 36th Wettest 78 yrs
International Falls MN 4.98" 5.34" -0.36" -0.2σ 39th Driest 83 yrs
La Crosse WI 11.03" 8.90" +2.13" +0.7σ 17th Wettest 80 yrs
St Paul MN 12.59" 7.91" +4.68" +1.7σ 6th Wettest 81 yrs
Moline IL 18.41" 10.77" +7.64" +2.0σ 3rd Wettest 76 yrs
Rochester MN 14.83" 8.75" +6.08" +2.2σ 3rd Wettest 100 yrs
Aberdeen SD 6.91" 6.12" +0.79" +0.2σ 42nd Wettest 117 yrs
Des Moines IA 14.24" 10.90" +3.34" +1.2σ 7th Wettest 74 yrs
Grand Island NE 11.39" 8.74" +2.65" +1.0σ 16th Wettest 81 yrs
Norfolk NE 10.19" 8.35" +1.84" +0.7σ 19th Wettest 74 yrs
Omaha NE 11.69" 9.71" +1.98" +0.7σ 19th Wettest 72 yrs
Sioux City IA 11.73" 8.69" +3.04" +1.3σ 10th Wettest 72 yrs
Sioux Falls SD 15.25" 8.17" +7.08" +2.7σ Wettest 88 yrs
Hilo HI 21.77" 33.09" -11.32" -0.8σ 16th Driest 70 yrs
Del Rio TX 5.17" 5.60" -0.43" -0.1σ 27th Wettest 63 yrs
Kahului HI 1.81" 4.74" -2.93" -0.8σ 10th Driest 75 yrs
Honolulu HI 0.60" 3.27" -2.67" -0.9σ 2nd Driest 79 yrs
Lihue HI 5.00" 8.93" -3.93" -0.8σ 16th Driest 70 yrs
Roswell NM 1.09" 2.37" -1.28" -0.6σ 21st Driest 65 yrs
Midland TX 7.91" 2.99" +4.92" +2.2σ 5th Wettest 89 yrs
Lubbock TX 6.85" 4.81" +2.04" +0.8σ 16th Wettest 73 yrs
El Paso TX 0.49" 0.96" -0.47" -0.4σ 34th Driest 81 yrs
Amarillo TX 7.44" 5.08" +2.36" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 73 yrs
Albuquerque NM 1.97" 1.68" +0.29" +0.4σ 26th Wettest 89 yrs
Alamosa CO 3.17" 1.70" +1.47" +1.8σ 5th Wettest 71 yrs
Goodland KS 6.66" 5.61" +1.05" +0.5σ 27th Wettest 105 yrs
Grand Junction CO 4.41" 2.71" +1.70" +1.9σ 4th Wettest 120 yrs
Ely NV 8.70" 2.98" +5.72" +3.5σ Wettest 96 yrs
Tucson AZ 1.91" 1.27" +0.64" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 71 yrs
Las Vegas NV 1.52" 0.71" +0.81" +0.9σ 11th Wettest 71 yrs
Los Angeles CA 2.88" 2.77" +0.11" +0.1σ 28th Wettest 75 yrs
Phoenix AZ 0.49" 1.38" -0.89" -0.7σ 24th Driest 80 yrs
Carson City NV 1.76" 1.72" +0.04" -0.0σ 36th Wettest 83 yrs
San Diego CA 2.19" 2.71" -0.52" -0.2σ 35th Wettest 80 yrs
Sacramento CA 7.70" 4.58" +3.12" +1.3σ 10th Wettest 72 yrs
San Francisco CA 6.67" 4.72" +1.95" +0.7σ 13th Wettest 74 yrs
Bismarck ND 5.39" 4.53" +0.86" +0.4σ 26th Wettest 72 yrs
Minot ND 1.56" 4.48" -2.92" -1.3σ 4th Driest 69 yrs
Cheyenne WY 9.11" 5.17" +3.94" +2.0σ 6th Wettest 105 yrs
Lander WY 9.85" 5.23" +4.62" +1.6σ 5th Wettest 71 yrs
North Platte NE 10.31" 6.60" +3.71" +1.4σ 7th Wettest 72 yrs
Pierre SD 11.84" 6.19" +5.65" +2.9σ Wettest 116 yrs
Scottsbluff NE 9.19" 5.31" +3.88" +1.7σ 11th Wettest 119 yrs
Sheridan WY 8.65" 4.93" +3.72" +1.6σ 7th Wettest 72 yrs
Billings MT 4.77" 4.90" -0.13" -0.2σ 34th Wettest 72 yrs
Casper WY 6.66" 4.13" +2.53" +1.3σ 7th Wettest 71 yrs
Rapid City SD 10.35" 5.95" +4.40" +2.1σ 3rd Wettest 71 yrs
Elko NV 6.22" 2.93" +3.29" +2.5σ Wettest 118 yrs
Salt Lake City UT 11.19" 5.73" +5.46" +2.8σ 2nd Wettest 72 yrs
Boise ID 7.27" 4.01" +3.26" +2.3σ Wettest 80 yrs
Great Falls MT 4.66" 4.75" -0.09" -0.1σ 40th Wettest 82 yrs
Helena MT 4.71" 3.44" +1.27" +1.1σ 11th Wettest 79 yrs
Missoula MT 5.17" 4.23" +0.94" +1.0σ 15th Wettest 72 yrs
Pendleton OR 4.27" 3.87" +0.40" +0.7σ 27th Wettest 91 yrs
Pocatello ID 4.94" 3.87" +1.07" +1.0σ 16th Wettest 80 yrs
Spokane WA 3.54" 4.51" -0.97" -0.3σ 56th Driest 129 yrs
Eureka CA 9.91" 10.40" -0.49" -0.1σ 39th Wettest 78 yrs
Eugene OR 10.72" 11.06" -0.34" +0.2σ 26th Wettest 80 yrs
Medford OR 5.86" 4.40" +1.46" +0.9σ 18th Wettest 92 yrs
Olympia WA 4.96" 11.16" -6.20" -1.7σ Driest 78 yrs
Portland OR 5.85" 8.88" -3.03" -1.0σ 12th Driest 81 yrs
Salem OR 8.49" 9.02" -0.53" -0.1σ 55th Wettest 125 yrs
Seattle WA 5.50" 8.37" -2.87" -1.1σ 7th Driest 72 yrs
Yakima WA 2.06" 1.75" +0.31" +0.3σ 26th Wettest 73 yrs
Juneau AK 7.96" 10.12" -2.16" -0.7σ 22nd Driest 74 yrs
Fairbanks AK 2.06" 1.16" +0.90" +1.0σ 14th Wettest 90 yrs
Bethel AK 3.15" 2.59" +0.56" +0.6σ 23rd Wettest 92 yrs
Nome AK 3.34" 2.27" +1.07" +1.1σ 13th Wettest 104 yrs
Barrow AK 1.27" 0.43" +0.84" +2.0σ 5th Wettest 96 yrs
Colorado Springs CO 4.74" 4.45" +0.29" +0.2σ 25th Wettest 71 yrs
Pueblo CO 3.59" 3.84" -0.25" +0.0σ 26th Wettest 65 yrs
Fresno CA 4.04" 3.41" +0.63" +0.4σ 21st Wettest 72 yrs
Baltimore MD 11.12" 11.08" +0.04" +0.1σ 36th Wettest 80 yrs
Atlantic City NJ 11.69" 11.19" +0.50" +0.3σ 25th Wettest 61 yrs
Washington (Dulles) VA 12.43" 11.40" +1.03" +0.5σ 18th Wettest 58 yrs
Tallahassee FL 7.73" 12.47" -4.74" -1.0σ 10th Driest 79 yrs
Cincinnati KY 16.07" 12.78" +3.29" +1.0σ 10th Wettest 71 yrs
Evansville IN 18.37" 13.97" +4.40" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 72 yrs
Indianapolis IN 14.15" 12.42" +1.73" +0.7σ 18th Wettest 72 yrs
Lexington KY 11.65" 12.93" -1.28" -0.2σ 60th Driest 136 yrs
Springfield IL 17.09" 10.38" +6.71" +1.8σ 5th Wettest 119 yrs
Columbus GA 10.41" 12.20" -1.79" -0.7σ 22nd Driest 72 yrs
Glasgow MT 2.27" 3.19" -0.92" -0.6σ 21st Driest 72 yrs
Williston ND 1.85" 3.63" -1.78" -1.1σ 19th Driest 124 yrs
Astoria OR 9.30" 15.97" -6.67" -1.6σ 3rd Driest 67 yrs
Bridgeport CT 14.31" 11.98" +2.33" +0.7σ 16th Wettest 70 yrs
Montpelier VT 12.25" 8.42" +3.83" +1.5σ 3rd Wettest 69 yrs
New York (Central Park) NY 15.26" 13.05" +2.21" +1.0σ 21st Wettest 151 yrs
Worcester MA 14.70" 12.51" +2.19" +0.8σ 11th Wettest 71 yrs
New York (JFK) NY 15.21" 11.59" +3.62" +1.3σ 7th Wettest 63 yrs
Rockford IL 15.29" 9.69" +5.60" +1.7σ 2nd Wettest 69 yrs
Pittsburgh PA 11.80" 10.01" +1.79" +0.6σ 17th Wettest 72 yrs
Toledo OH 13.01" 9.25" +3.76" +1.8σ 2nd Wettest 65 yrs
Chicago IL 16.37" 9.56" +6.81" +2.1σ 2nd Wettest 61 yrs
Detroit MI 11.91" 8.56" +3.35" +1.4σ 6th Wettest 61 yrs
Grand Rapids MI 12.24" 9.70" +2.54" +0.8σ 11th Wettest 56 yrs
Dubuque IA 11.12" 10.26" +0.86" +0.1σ 29th Wettest 68 yrs
Waterloo IA 11.89" 10.30" +1.59" +0.6σ 16th Wettest 70 yrs

Citing This Report

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: National Climate Report for May 2019, published online June 2019, retrieved on July 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/201905/supplemental/page-2.

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