Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1918
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1931
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1971
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1933
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
50.04"
(1,271.02mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
71.37"
(1,812.80mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
111.24"
(2,825.50mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
145.17"
(3,687.32mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
172.50"
(4,381.50mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019

Citing This Page

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