Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1976
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1980
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1931 2007
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Ties: 1896
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1927 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1927 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1898
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1912
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1899
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
76.07"
(1,932.18mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
101.88"
(2,587.75mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 1956
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Ties: 1962
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
156.37"
(3,971.80mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1936 2001
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1909
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
204.78"
(5,201.41mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1949
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
248.80"
(6,319.52mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1989
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/