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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, May 1995

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1995
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1934
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr–May 1995
2-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1934
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
1957
Mar–May 1995
3-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1925
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
1957, 1991
Ties: 2019
Feb–May 1995
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1925
18th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1912
Jan–May 1995
5-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1934
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1994–May 1995
6-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1931
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1994–May 1995
7-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1934
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct 1994–May 1995
8-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.13"
(485.90mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1994–May 1995
9-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1934
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1994–May 1995
10-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1918
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1975
Jul 1994–May 1995
11-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1931
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1994–May 1995
12-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1934
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1993–May 1995
18-Month
47.28"
(1,200.91mm)
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1931
30th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1993–May 1995
24-Month
63.85"
(1,621.79mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
1931
21st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Jun 1992–May 1995
36-Month
97.94"
(2,487.68mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
8.06"
(204.73mm)
114th Driest
Driest since:
1955
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1991–May 1995
48-Month
127.23"
(3,231.64mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
109th Driest
Driest since:
1956
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1990–May 1995
60-Month
159.31"
(4,046.47mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
9.67"
(245.61mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1957
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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