Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1998
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1920
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1996
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1982
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1971
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1933
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 1918, 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
45.78"
(1,162.81mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
64.25"
(1,631.95mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
101.21"
(2,570.73mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
19.76"
(501.90mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
126.00"
(3,200.40mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
146.84"
(3,729.74mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 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/