Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 2008
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 1971
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
51.23"
(1,301.24mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
66.89"
(1,699.01mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
98.66"
(2,505.96mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
132.87"
(3,374.90mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
162.87"
(4,136.90mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-11.58"
(-294.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/