Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2012 1998
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2012 1998
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1971
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1966, 1985
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2014 1971
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2011 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1931
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
31.23"
(793.24mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
54.36"
(1,380.74mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
72.84"
(1,850.14mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
115.69"
(2,938.53mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
159.07"
(4,040.38mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
19.36"
(491.75mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
191.86"
(4,873.24mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
11th 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 September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/