Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 1998
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1903
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1998
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1941
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2018 1971
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
63.05"
(1,601.47mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
11.18"
(283.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
17.67"
(448.81mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
122.97"
(3,123.44mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
160.40"
(4,074.16mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
203.25"
(5,162.55mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
28.80"
(731.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • 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/