Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1911

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1911
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Apr–May 1911
2-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1957
Mar–May 1911
3-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1910 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1911
4-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1910 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 2006
Jan–May 1911
5-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1981
Dec 1910–May 1911
6-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1910 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1988
Nov 1910–May 1911
7-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1983
Oct 1910–May 1911
8-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Sep 1910–May 1911
9-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Aug 1910–May 1911
10-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jul 1910–May 1911
11-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Ties: 1940
Jun 1910–May 1911
12-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Dec 1909–May 1911
18-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1909–May 1911
24-Month
54.05"
(1,372.87mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Jun 1908–May 1911
36-Month
83.37"
(2,117.60mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1907–May 1911
48-Month
115.15"
(2,924.81mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1906–May 1911
60-Month
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/