Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
56.90"
(1,445.26mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
80.70"
(2,049.78mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
108.62"
(2,758.95mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Ties: 1945
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
147.94"
(3,757.68mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
183.52"
(4,661.41mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

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