Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2015
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2015
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
44.18"
(1,122.17mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
72.10"
(1,831.34mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
111.42"
(2,830.07mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
147.00"
(3,733.80mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
188.28"
(4,782.31mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 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/