Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003, 2018
Ties: 1953
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1980
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
38.75"
(984.25mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1898
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
49.56"
(1,258.82mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1912
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
54.50"
(1,384.30mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1899
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
84.16"
(2,137.66mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
111.21"
(2,824.73mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
10.40"
(264.16mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1949
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
170.15"
(4,321.81mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
18.74"
(476.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
215.90"
(5,483.86mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1949
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
266.83"
(6,777.48mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1989
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/