Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1951
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1907
Ties: 1970
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1899
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1899 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-7.51"
(-190.76mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1904
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1904
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-7.03"
(-178.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
56.98"
(1,447.29mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1904
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
93.20"
(2,367.28mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1926
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
164.96"
(4,189.98mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
208.63"
(5,299.20mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-13.86"
(-352.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2022
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
254.61"
(6,467.09mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-23.22"
(-589.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
111th Wettest Wettest to Date 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/