Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

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
0.70"
(17.78mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2013
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918, 2011
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1992
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
62.97"
(1,599.44mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
8.66"
(219.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
83.01"
(2,108.45mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
113.06"
(2,871.72mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
139.33"
(3,538.98mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/