Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1998
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
61.78"
(1,569.21mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-8.11"
(-206.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
99.52"
(2,527.81mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
138.25"
(3,511.55mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
166.80"
(4,236.72mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/