Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1976
Ties: 1957
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1980
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1958 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 1898
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1912
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1899
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
50.18"
(1,274.57mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Ties: 1909
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
76.08"
(1,932.43mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 2008
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
106.82"
(2,713.23mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
155.39"
(3,946.91mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
199.96"
(5,078.98mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
239.98"
(6,095.49mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
-12.17"
(-309.12mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1958 1989
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/