Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Ties: 1994
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1971
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1972
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1918
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
64.68"
(1,642.87mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1918
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/