Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1998
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1901
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1998 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1998 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1963
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1965, 1972
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2000 1971
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1977
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1962
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
52.78"
(1,340.61mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2016
Ties: 1928
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
71.43"
(1,814.32mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
100.12"
(2,543.05mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
138.24"
(3,511.30mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
174.76"
(4,438.90mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/