Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

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
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1918, 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
56.18"
(1,426.97mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
86.23"
(2,190.24mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
112.50"
(2,857.50mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
141.67"
(3,598.42mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/