Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1976
Ties: 2012
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1980
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Ties: 1994
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1898
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
39.58"
(1,005.33mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1912
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1899
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
82.47"
(2,094.74mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Ties: 2010
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
108.82"
(2,764.03mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
8.01"
(203.46mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1949
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
162.75"
(4,133.85mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 2001
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
212.99"
(5,409.95mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1949
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
264.60"
(6,720.84mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
15th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/