Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 1998
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1998
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1981
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1971
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-6.38"
(-162.06mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-8.08"
(-205.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-10.75"
(-273.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
55.01"
(1,397.25mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-14.88"
(-377.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
83.50"
(2,120.90mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-21.33"
(-541.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1956
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
117.55"
(2,985.77mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-22.16"
(-562.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
150.50"
(3,822.70mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-23.95"
(-608.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/