Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1976
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
8.14"
(206.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
36.87"
(936.50mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
40.06"
(1,017.52mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
10.07"
(255.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1898
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
43.17"
(1,096.52mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1912
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1899
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
58.38"
(1,482.85mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
83.50"
(2,120.90mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
112.31"
(2,852.67mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
162.55"
(4,128.77mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
214.16"
(5,439.66mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
12.37"
(314.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1949
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
261.69"
(6,646.93mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/