Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1960 1998
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1951
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1960 1998
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1971
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
34.68"
(880.87mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
53.36"
(1,355.34mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
74.42"
(1,890.27mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
109.66"
(2,785.36mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
149.53"
(3,798.06mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
183.46"
(4,659.88mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/