Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1937
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Apr–May 1937
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Mar–May 1937
3-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1937
4-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1969
Jan–May 1937
5-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1936–May 1937
6-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Nov 1936–May 1937
7-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Oct 1936–May 1937
8-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1936–May 1937
9-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1943
Aug 1936–May 1937
10-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1936–May 1937
11-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1936–May 1937
12-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1923
Dec 1935–May 1937
18-Month
42.08"
(1,068.83mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1935–May 1937
24-Month
56.50"
(1,435.10mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1934–May 1937
36-Month
86.19"
(2,189.23mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1933–May 1937
48-Month
110.49"
(2,806.45mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-9.29"
(-235.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1932–May 1937
60-Month
141.17"
(3,585.72mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/