Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1980
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1898
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1912
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1899
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
52.43"
(1,331.72mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1929
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
78.39"
(1,991.11mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
105.55"
(2,680.97mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1949
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
154.09"
(3,913.89mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
207.58"
(5,272.53mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1949
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
263.80"
(6,700.52mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/