Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1957
Ties: 1940, 1969
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1926 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1926 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1962
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1983
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1992
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1976
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
62.66"
(1,591.56mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
91.08"
(2,313.43mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1927 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
116.52"
(2,959.61mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 13, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/