Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1998
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1926
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1998
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
7.77"
(197.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
8.59"
(218.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
58.84"
(1,494.54mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
79.54"
(2,020.32mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
108.42"
(2,753.87mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
141.32"
(3,589.53mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
179.06"
(4,548.12mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/