Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1951
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1907
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1899
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
38.40"
(975.36mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
46.02"
(1,168.91mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
50.50"
(1,282.70mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
55.11"
(1,399.79mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
8.72"
(221.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
64.76"
(1,644.90mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
9.19"
(233.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
93.65"
(2,378.71mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1980
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
115.93"
(2,944.62mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
178.00"
(4,521.20mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
234.71"
(5,961.63mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
12.22"
(310.38mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1976
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
296.58"
(7,533.13mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2022

Citing This Page

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