Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1951
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1907
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1965 1899
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 2007
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
32.84"
(834.14mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
53.24"
(1,352.30mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1945
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
57.72"
(1,466.09mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
87.66"
(2,226.56mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1980
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
107.33"
(2,726.18mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
160.75"
(4,083.05mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-6.21"
(-157.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1975
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
217.09"
(5,514.09mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2022
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
261.19"
(6,634.23mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-16.64"
(-422.65mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/