Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1996
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Ties: 1898
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1971
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 2011
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918, 2011
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1992
Ties: 1983
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1992
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
55.67"
(1,414.02mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
86.13"
(2,187.70mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
111.89"
(2,842.01mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
131.81"
(3,347.97mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-3.73"
(-94.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/