Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1980
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
40.06"
(1,017.52mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1912
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
49.77"
(1,264.16mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1899
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
53.12"
(1,349.25mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
74.51"
(1,892.55mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
101.66"
(2,582.16mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1949
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
155.15"
(3,940.81mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
211.37"
(5,368.80mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1949
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
261.81"
(6,649.97mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1950

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/