Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1998
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1998
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2022
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2013
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 1971
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1930
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1923
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
48.66"
(1,235.96mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1978
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
110.37"
(2,803.40mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1975
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
145.23"
(3,688.84mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1975
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
182.64"
(4,639.06mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/