Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2020 1951
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1907
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2020 1899
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1991
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1991
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
33.83"
(859.28mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
36.67"
(931.42mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
45.48"
(1,155.19mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
50.13"
(1,273.30mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
56.13"
(1,425.70mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
62.48"
(1,586.99mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
103.39"
(2,626.11mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
15.83"
(402.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1980
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
134.07"
(3,405.38mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
22.81"
(579.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1926
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1991
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
203.22"
(5,161.79mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
36.26"
(921.01mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
265.87"
(6,753.10mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2022
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
316.78"
(8,046.21mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
38.95"
(989.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2022

Citing This Page

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