Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2015
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2015
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2003 2011
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2015
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2015
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1992
Ties: 2013
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2000 1971
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Ties: 1990
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918, 2011
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1992
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
26.96"
(684.78mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1992
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1992
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
54.70"
(1,389.38mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
84.51"
(2,146.55mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
105.62"
(2,682.75mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
135.49"
(3,441.45mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/