Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1998
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1998
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1971
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1905
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
54.11"
(1,374.39mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
67.90"
(1,724.66mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
105.66"
(2,683.76mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
146.21"
(3,713.73mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
184.15"
(4,677.41mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/