Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1996 1951
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1992 1899
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1992 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
38.13"
(968.50mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
48.76"
(1,238.50mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
52.87"
(1,342.90mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
60.21"
(1,529.33mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
98.61"
(2,504.69mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1980
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
124.97"
(3,174.24mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
13.71"
(348.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
176.14"
(4,473.96mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
9.18"
(233.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
238.21"
(6,050.53mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
15.72"
(399.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1976
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
294.92"
(7,490.97mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
17.09"
(434.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/