Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1964

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1964
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1936
Apr–May 1964
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Ties: 2008
Mar–May 1964
3-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957, 1991
Feb–May 1964
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1974
Jan–May 1964
5-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 2013
Dec 1963–May 1964
6-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1963–May 1964
7-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Oct 1963–May 1964
8-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1963–May 1964
9-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1963–May 1964
10-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1963–May 1964
11-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1963–May 1964
12-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1962–May 1964
18-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1962–May 1964
24-Month
54.96"
(1,395.98mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Jun 1961–May 1964
36-Month
85.31"
(2,166.87mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1960–May 1964
48-Month
114.67"
(2,912.62mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1959–May 1964
60-Month
145.24"
(3,689.10mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/