Climate at a Glance

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1980
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1929
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
7.68"
(195.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
11.14"
(282.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
42.11"
(1,069.59mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
12.12"
(307.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1898
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
46.69"
(1,185.93mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
49.87"
(1,266.70mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1912
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
55.60"
(1,412.24mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1899
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
61.19"
(1,554.23mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
10.81"
(274.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
113.70"
(2,887.98mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1949
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
170.44"
(4,329.18mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
19.03"
(483.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
225.40"
(5,725.16mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
271.36"
(6,892.54mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
19.21"
(487.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1989
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1950

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