National Climate Report - May 2019
Year-to-date Precipitation Tables

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Year-to-date Precipitation Tables

The following table shows, for about 180 long-term stations, how its Jan-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 year's trace represents the total of all previous days during that year.

Year-to-Date (Jan-May) Precipitation for selected locations
Location ST 2019
Value
1981-2010
Average
Jan-May
Departure
Unusualness Jan-May Rank
#Yrs in Record
San Juan PR 10.36" 18.68" -8.32" -1.4σ 6th Driest 64 yrs
Flagstaff AZ 15.17" 8.11" +7.06" +1.7σ 6th Wettest 81 yrs
Asheville NC 27.15" 18.25" +8.90" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 64 yrs
Macon GA 13.42" 18.83" -5.41" -1.2σ 10th Driest 71 yrs
Paducah KY 38.56" 21.22" +17.34" +2.7σ Wettest 70 yrs
Augusta GA 14.49" 17.50" -3.01" -0.8σ 18th Driest 75 yrs
Savannah GA 10.68" 16.26" -5.58" -1.2σ 8th Driest 72 yrs
Huntsville AL 34.84" 24.37" +10.47" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 61 yrs
Huntington WV 19.88" 18.08" +1.80" +0.5σ 17th Wettest 59 yrs
Greenville SC 21.05" 19.43" +1.62" +0.0σ 28th Wettest 57 yrs
Beckley WV 20.34" 17.16" +3.18" +0.8σ 11th Wettest 56 yrs
Wichita KS 19.61" 11.86" +7.75" +2.2σ 2nd Wettest 66 yrs
Jackson MS 29.24" 24.11" +5.13" +0.4σ 19th Wettest 56 yrs
Binghamton NY 16.74" 14.75" +1.99" +0.6σ 15th Wettest 68 yrs
Orlando FL 11.64" 14.63" -2.99" -0.5σ 21st Driest 63 yrs
Daytona Beach FL 11.35" 15.07" -3.72" -0.6σ 26th Driest 83 yrs
Fort Myers FL 16.31" 11.80" +4.51" +0.8σ 18th Wettest 102 yrs
Key West FL 10.78" 10.63" +0.15" +0.1σ 27th Wettest 68 yrs
Miami FL 13.23" 15.35" -2.12" -0.4σ 27th Driest 72 yrs
Tampa FL 16.44" 12.20" +4.24" +0.6σ 20th Wettest 80 yrs
New Orleans LA 27.04" 24.24" +2.80" +0.3σ 24th Wettest 72 yrs
Houston TX 21.30" 18.28" +3.02" +0.4σ 20th Wettest 74 yrs
Brownsville TX 5.70" 7.76" -2.06" -0.4σ 38th Driest 94 yrs
San Antonio TX 9.36" 11.97" -2.61" -0.4σ 29th Driest 73 yrs
Corpus Christi TX 8.36" 10.27" -1.91" -0.3σ 33rd Driest 72 yrs
Raleigh NC 20.44" 17.03" +3.41" +0.9σ 18th Wettest 75 yrs
Greensboro NC 20.27" 16.70" +3.57" +0.8σ 21st Wettest 91 yrs
Elkins WV 20.68" 19.21" +1.47" +0.5σ 28th Wettest 93 yrs
Norfolk VA 17.76" 17.02" +0.74" +0.1σ 28th Wettest 74 yrs
Philadelphia PA 19.31" 16.74" +2.57" +0.6σ 19th Wettest 72 yrs
Richmond VA 19.09" 16.89" +2.20" +0.6σ 21st Wettest 76 yrs
Roanoke VA 17.33" 16.70" +0.63" +0.1σ 33rd Wettest 72 yrs
Washington (Reagan National) VA 18.05" 15.96" +2.09" +0.6σ 23rd Wettest 74 yrs
Wilmington NC 11.29" 18.90" -7.61" -1.6σ 2nd Driest 72 yrs
Wilmington DE 19.29" 17.06" +2.23" +0.6σ 20th Wettest 72 yrs
Charleston WV 22.26" 18.14" +4.12" +1.1σ 11th Wettest 72 yrs
Atlanta GA 21.17" 20.71" +0.46" -0.2σ 37th Driest 90 yrs
Birmingham AL 24.21" 23.97" +0.24" -0.1σ 40th Driest 90 yrs
Johnson City TN 25.82" 17.39" +8.43" +1.9σ 4th Wettest 82 yrs
Charlotte NC 21.50" 16.96" +4.54" +0.8σ 14th Wettest 78 yrs
Chattanooga TN 34.58" 22.82" +11.76" +1.9σ 4th Wettest 80 yrs
Columbia SC 11.72" 16.51" -4.79" -1.3σ 6th Driest 72 yrs
Jacksonville FL 12.58" 15.56" -2.98" -0.6σ 25th Driest 79 yrs
Knoxville TN 32.21" 21.44" +10.77" +2.1σ 3rd Wettest 110 yrs
Memphis TN 30.72" 24.28" +6.44" +0.9σ 16th Wettest 80 yrs
Mobile AL 21.30" 26.84" -5.54" -0.7σ 17th Driest 72 yrs
Montgomery AL 20.38" 23.44" -3.06" -0.5σ 24th Driest 72 yrs
Nashville TN 29.48" 21.30" +8.18" +1.4σ 7th Wettest 72 yrs
Shreveport LA 22.74" 22.21" +0.53" +0.1σ 32nd Wettest 80 yrs
Austin TX 19.20" 13.53" +5.67" +1.0σ 15th Wettest 81 yrs
Dallas TX 23.83" 16.13" +7.70" +1.3σ 7th Wettest 79 yrs
Abilene TX 14.34" 8.94" +5.40" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 72 yrs
Little Rock AR 33.66" 21.90" +11.76" +1.6σ 8th Wettest 81 yrs
Fort Smith AR 26.59" 19.19" +7.40" +1.4σ 9th Wettest 74 yrs
Wichita Falls TX 14.83" 11.49" +3.34" +0.8σ 20th Wettest 115 yrs
Oklahoma City OK 23.90" 13.75" +10.15" +2.2σ 3rd Wettest 72 yrs
Tulsa OK 27.22" 16.50" +10.72" +2.3σ 2nd Wettest 76 yrs
Baton Rouge LA 26.86" 24.52" +2.34" +0.3σ 36th Wettest 90 yrs
Dodge City KS 11.82" 7.52" +4.30" +1.4σ 11th Wettest 96 yrs
St Louis MO 26.39" 16.37" +10.02" +2.5σ 2nd Wettest 78 yrs
Springfield MO 27.28" 18.03" +9.25" +2.0σ 5th Wettest 79 yrs
Topeka KS 19.17" 13.11" +6.06" +2.0σ 6th Wettest 73 yrs
Bangor ME 18.89" 16.05" +2.84" +0.7σ 17th Wettest 65 yrs
Caribou ME 18.33" 13.42" +4.91" +1.8σ 3rd Wettest 78 yrs
New York (La Guardia) NY 21.71" 17.69" +4.02" +0.9σ 14th Wettest 80 yrs
Buffalo NY 18.34" 15.01" +3.33" +1.2σ 10th Wettest 81 yrs
Albany NY 15.74" 14.78" +0.96" +0.5σ 23rd Wettest 81 yrs
Allentown PA 26.20" 16.82" +9.38" +2.2σ 3rd Wettest 72 yrs
Boston MA 19.91" 18.16" +1.75" +0.4σ 25th Wettest 84 yrs
Hartford CT 24.81" 17.81" +7.00" +1.7σ 6th Wettest 71 yrs
Burlington VT 16.63" 12.31" +4.32" +1.5σ 7th Wettest 79 yrs
Concord NH 17.33" 15.66" +1.67" +0.7σ 18th Wettest 79 yrs
Harrisburg PA 19.78" 16.42" +3.36" +1.2σ 11th Wettest 72 yrs
Portland ME 21.48" 19.20" +2.28" +0.7σ 18th Wettest 79 yrs
Providence RI 23.82" 20.07" +3.75" +0.9σ 12th Wettest 72 yrs
Syracuse NY 17.69" 13.93" +3.76" +1.0σ 12th Wettest 81 yrs
Wilkes-Barre PA 18.81" 13.80" +5.01" +1.6σ 8th Wettest 70 yrs
Williamsport PA 19.62" 14.91" +4.71" +1.0σ 10th Wettest 71 yrs
Cleveland OH 16.93" 15.14" +1.79" +0.5σ 22nd Wettest 81 yrs
Columbus OH 21.29" 15.57" +5.72" +1.7σ 6th Wettest 72 yrs
Fort Wayne IN 17.89" 14.80" +3.09" +0.9σ 12th Wettest 80 yrs
Madison WI 15.83" 11.83" +4.00" +1.4σ 10th Wettest 80 yrs
Milwaukee WI 17.33" 12.64" +4.69" +1.6σ 7th Wettest 81 yrs
Muskegon MI 18.91" 12.27" +6.64" +2.2σ 3rd Wettest 116 yrs
Peoria IL 22.62" 14.33" +8.29" +2.0σ 3rd Wettest 76 yrs
Sault Ste. Marie MI 18.34" 10.44" +7.90" +3.1σ Wettest 89 yrs
South Bend IN 18.95" 13.72" +5.23" +1.4σ 9th Wettest 116 yrs
Youngstown OH 18.06" 14.79" +3.27" +0.8σ 16th Wettest 84 yrs
Erie PA 15.74" 15.06" +0.68" +0.3σ 39th Wettest 94 yrs
Akron OH 16.56" 15.73" +0.83" +0.3σ 26th Wettest 71 yrs
Green Bay WI 15.54" 9.65" +5.89" +2.1σ 5th Wettest 133 yrs
Duluth MN 9.96" 8.92" +1.04" +0.2σ 25th Wettest 72 yrs
Fargo ND 8.03" 6.78" +1.25" +0.7σ 16th Wettest 77 yrs
Grand Forks ND 6.22" 5.72" +0.50" +0.3σ 28th Wettest 77 yrs
International Falls MN 7.34" 6.53" +0.81" +0.2σ 34th Wettest 80 yrs
La Crosse WI 15.37" 11.07" +4.30" +1.4σ 8th Wettest 79 yrs
St Paul MN 15.62" 9.58" +6.04" +2.0σ 4th Wettest 81 yrs
Moline IL 25.10" 13.86" +11.24" +2.6σ 3rd Wettest 76 yrs
Rochester MN 19.05" 10.44" +8.61" +2.9σ 2nd Wettest 99 yrs
Aberdeen SD 9.16" 7.14" +2.02" +0.5σ 24th Wettest 112 yrs
Des Moines IA 18.07" 13.18" +4.89" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 74 yrs
Grand Island NE 12.35" 9.95" +2.40" +0.9σ 16th Wettest 81 yrs
Norfolk NE 11.39" 9.70" +1.69" +0.7σ 21st Wettest 74 yrs
Omaha NE 14.57" 11.28" +3.29" +1.0σ 13th Wettest 71 yrs
Sioux City IA 13.26" 9.98" +3.28" +1.2σ 10th Wettest 72 yrs
Sioux Falls SD 17.38" 9.33" +8.05" +2.8σ Wettest 88 yrs
Hilo HI 34.28" 51.91" -17.63" -1.0σ 12th Driest 70 yrs
Del Rio TX 5.43" 7.20" -1.77" -0.3σ 27th Driest 62 yrs
Kahului HI 9.56" 9.50" +0.06" -0.1σ 37th Wettest 76 yrs
Honolulu HI 3.11" 7.57" -4.46" -1.0σ 12th Driest 79 yrs
Lihue HI 8.54" 15.84" -7.30" -1.0σ 13th Driest 69 yrs
Roswell NM 1.13" 3.17" -2.04" -0.9σ 12th Driest 65 yrs
Midland TX 8.05" 4.26" +3.79" +1.4σ 9th Wettest 89 yrs
Lubbock TX 6.89" 6.21" +0.68" +0.3σ 20th Wettest 73 yrs
El Paso TX 0.71" 1.82" -1.11" -0.8σ 14th Driest 81 yrs
Amarillo TX 7.79" 6.36" +1.43" +0.6σ 19th Wettest 73 yrs
Albuquerque NM 2.99" 2.54" +0.45" +0.5σ 24th Wettest 88 yrs
Alamosa CO 4.72" 2.22" +2.50" +2.5σ Wettest 70 yrs
Goodland KS 7.39" 6.48" +0.91" +0.4σ 26th Wettest 102 yrs
Grand Junction CO 5.85" 3.83" +2.02" +1.8σ 7th Wettest 120 yrs
Ely NV 11.37" 4.43" +6.94" +3.3σ Wettest 95 yrs
Tucson AZ 5.04" 3.07" +1.97" +1.5σ 5th Wettest 71 yrs
Las Vegas NV 4.61" 2.01" +2.60" +1.8σ 4th Wettest 71 yrs
Los Angeles CA 12.82" 8.73" +4.09" +0.9σ 14th Wettest 75 yrs
Phoenix AZ 3.03" 3.21" -0.18" +0.2σ 25th Wettest 80 yrs
Carson City NV 8.52" 3.77" +4.75" +2.3σ 3rd Wettest 82 yrs
San Diego CA 8.42" 6.96" +1.46" +0.6σ 17th Wettest 80 yrs
Sacramento CA 19.77" 11.69" +8.08" +1.7σ 5th Wettest 72 yrs
San Francisco CA 18.45" 12.97" +5.48" +1.0σ 13th Wettest 73 yrs
Bismarck ND 7.20" 5.47" +1.73" +0.8σ 19th Wettest 72 yrs
Minot ND 1.87" 5.39" -3.52" -1.5σ 4th Driest 66 yrs
Cheyenne WY 9.77" 5.97" +3.80" +1.8σ 5th Wettest 105 yrs
Lander WY 10.98" 6.22" +4.76" +1.6σ 5th Wettest 71 yrs
North Platte NE 11.07" 7.44" +3.63" +1.3σ 9th Wettest 72 yrs
Pierre SD 13.86" 7.20" +6.66" +3.1σ Wettest 109 yrs
Scottsbluff NE 9.85" 6.32" +3.53" +1.5σ 12th Wettest 117 yrs
Sheridan WY 9.74" 6.03" +3.71" +1.3σ 7th Wettest 72 yrs
Billings MT 7.73" 5.86" +1.87" +0.5σ 22nd Wettest 72 yrs
Casper WY 7.44" 5.21" +2.23" +1.1σ 11th Wettest 71 yrs
Rapid City SD 11.64" 6.69" +4.95" +2.2σ 2nd Wettest 71 yrs
Elko NV 9.89" 4.89" +5.00" +2.5σ 3rd Wettest 116 yrs
Salt Lake City UT 14.21" 8.23" +5.98" +2.7σ Wettest 72 yrs
Boise ID 12.07" 6.24" +5.83" +2.9σ Wettest 80 yrs
Great Falls MT 8.22" 5.73" +2.49" +1.1σ 12th Wettest 82 yrs
Helena MT 7.49" 4.10" +3.39" +2.4σ 4th Wettest 79 yrs
Missoula MT 7.76" 5.78" +1.98" +1.2σ 8th Wettest 72 yrs
Pendleton OR 9.11" 6.41" +2.70" +1.8σ 4th Wettest 91 yrs
Pocatello ID 8.56" 5.83" +2.73" +1.7σ 7th Wettest 80 yrs
Spokane WA 7.70" 7.63" +0.07" +0.1σ 58th Wettest 129 yrs
Eureka CA 31.02" 22.53" +8.49" +1.4σ 7th Wettest 78 yrs
Eugene OR 21.95" 23.36" -1.41" -0.0σ 38th Driest 80 yrs
Medford OR 13.85" 8.84" +5.01" +1.6σ 5th Wettest 92 yrs
Olympia WA 15.01" 24.27" -9.26" -1.5σ 4th Driest 78 yrs
Portland OR 12.74" 17.42" -4.68" -1.2σ 7th Driest 81 yrs
Salem OR 18.51" 19.54" -1.03" -0.2σ 57th Driest 123 yrs
Seattle WA 13.96" 17.44" -3.48" -1.0σ 12th Driest 72 yrs
Yakima WA 5.90" 3.67" +2.23" +1.4σ 9th Wettest 73 yrs
Juneau AK 17.68" 19.60" -1.92" -0.2σ 32nd Driest 73 yrs
Fairbanks AK 3.51" 2.16" +1.35" +0.9σ 12th Wettest 90 yrs
Bethel AK 6.10" 4.09" +2.01" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 92 yrs
Nome AK 7.17" 4.14" +3.03" +1.9σ 6th Wettest 100 yrs
Barrow AK 1.70" 0.70" +1.00" +1.6σ 5th Wettest 95 yrs
Colorado Springs CO 5.31" 5.11" +0.20" +0.1σ 25th Wettest 71 yrs
Pueblo CO 4.34" 4.49" -0.15" +0.1σ 26th Wettest 65 yrs
Fresno CA 9.54" 7.63" +1.91" +0.7σ 16th Wettest 72 yrs
Baltimore MD 17.91" 17.03" +0.88" +0.3σ 29th Wettest 80 yrs
Cape Hatteras NC 26.82" 21.24" +5.58" +0.9σ 11th Wettest 62 yrs
Atlantic City NJ 19.53" 17.28" +2.25" +0.6σ 17th Wettest 61 yrs
Washington (Dulles) VA 19.89" 16.82" +3.07" +0.9σ 12th Wettest 57 yrs
Tallahassee FL 12.33" 21.66" -9.33" -1.3σ 5th Driest 76 yrs
Cincinnati KY 27.42" 18.59" +8.83" +2.1σ 3rd Wettest 72 yrs
Evansville IN 29.76" 20.24" +9.52" +1.7σ 4th Wettest 72 yrs
Indianapolis IN 21.67" 17.40" +4.27" +1.1σ 8th Wettest 72 yrs
Lexington KY 23.39" 19.33" +4.06" +0.7σ 33rd Wettest 136 yrs
Springfield IL 21.92" 14.01" +7.91" +2.1σ 2nd Wettest 119 yrs
Columbus GA 17.56" 20.49" -2.93" -0.8σ 19th Driest 72 yrs
Glasgow MT 3.98" 3.82" +0.16" -0.1σ 32nd Wettest 72 yrs
Williston ND 3.78" 4.61" -0.83" -0.5σ 41st Driest 124 yrs
Astoria OR 21.89" 33.36" -11.47" -1.7σ 3rd Driest 66 yrs
Bridgeport CT 21.89" 17.87" +4.02" +0.9σ 13th Wettest 70 yrs
Montpelier VT 17.94" 12.91" +5.03" +1.4σ 6th Wettest 69 yrs
New York (Central Park) NY 21.98" 19.79" +2.19" +0.9σ 23rd Wettest 151 yrs
Worcester MA 23.27" 19.23" +4.04" +1.0σ 8th Wettest 71 yrs
New York (JFK) NY 22.78" 17.34" +5.44" +1.5σ 6th Wettest 62 yrs
Rockford IL 21.60" 12.47" +9.13" +2.5σ 2nd Wettest 69 yrs
Pittsburgh PA 19.00" 15.10" +3.90" +1.2σ 10th Wettest 72 yrs
Toledo OH 17.39" 13.37" +4.02" +1.5σ 7th Wettest 65 yrs
Chicago IL 21.15" 13.08" +8.07" +2.2σ 2nd Wettest 61 yrs
Detroit MI 16.01" 12.54" +3.47" +1.3σ 9th Wettest 61 yrs
Grand Rapids MI 18.58" 13.58" +5.00" +1.5σ 5th Wettest 56 yrs
Dubuque IA 17.25" 12.87" +4.38" +1.0σ 11th Wettest 67 yrs
Waterloo IA 16.07" 12.12" +3.95" +1.2σ 6th Wettest 69 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/201905/supplemental/page-5.

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