Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
6.71"
(170.44mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1971
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1935
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
29.56"
(750.82mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
61.26"
(1,556.00mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
88.08"
(2,237.23mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-16.75"
(-425.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
116.27"
(2,953.26mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-23.44"
(-595.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
144.76"
(3,676.90mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-29.69"
(-754.13mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/