Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
7.37"
(187.19mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2015 1971
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
33.35"
(847.09mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
7.47"
(189.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
42.85"
(1,088.39mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
67.06"
(1,703.32mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
15.19"
(385.82mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
86.23"
(2,190.24mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
16.34"
(415.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
119.02"
(3,023.11mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
14.19"
(360.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
150.97"
(3,834.64mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
11.26"
(286.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
181.82"
(4,618.23mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/