Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1998
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1998
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1971
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
55.83"
(1,418.08mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
77.88"
(1,978.15mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
115.29"
(2,928.37mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
10.46"
(265.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
147.88"
(3,756.15mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
187.24"
(4,755.90mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
12.79"
(324.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/