Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 1986
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003, 2018
Ties: 1897, 1940
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1980
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 1898
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1912
Ties: 1934
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1899
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
69.19"
(1,757.43mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 2008
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
95.15"
(2,416.81mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
141.85"
(3,602.99mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
-9.56"
(-242.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2001
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
181.71"
(4,615.43mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
-20.08"
(-510.04mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
237.32"
(6,027.93mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
-14.83"
(-376.68mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1957 1989
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/