Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1935

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1935
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1991
Apr–May 1935
2-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1957
Mar–May 1935
3-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1935
4-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1953, 1993
Jan–May 1935
5-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1934–May 1935
6-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1969
Nov 1934–May 1935
7-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1983
Oct 1934–May 1935
8-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Sep 1934–May 1935
9-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1934–May 1935
10-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1934–May 1935
11-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1934–May 1935
12-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1933–May 1935
18-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–May 1935
24-Month
53.99"
(1,371.35mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.93"
(-150.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Ties: 1956
Jun 1932–May 1935
36-Month
84.67"
(2,150.62mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jun 1931–May 1935
48-Month
114.47"
(2,907.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1930–May 1935
60-Month
138.82"
(3,526.03mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-10.82"
(-274.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/