Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2015
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2011 1971
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1976
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
59.45"
(1,510.03mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-10.44"
(-265.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
99.79"
(2,534.67mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1975
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1975
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
172.92"
(4,392.17mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/