Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1967
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1912
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1971
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
80.28"
(2,039.11mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
10.39"
(263.90mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Ties: 1991
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
123.66"
(3,140.96mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
18.83"
(478.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
156.45"
(3,973.83mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
188.40"
(4,785.36mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
17th 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 October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/