Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1976
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1980
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1898
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1912
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1899
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
53.93"
(1,369.82mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
78.99"
(2,006.35mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
104.17"
(2,645.92mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1949
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
155.78"
(3,956.81mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
203.31"
(5,164.07mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1949
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
251.20"
(6,380.48mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/