Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1998
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1978
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1971
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 2008
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1977
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
75.11"
(1,907.79mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
5.22"
(132.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
109.04"
(2,769.62mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
136.37"
(3,463.80mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
163.19"
(4,145.03mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-11.26"
(-286.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 13, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/