Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1976
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
1st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003, 2018
Ties: 2003
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1980
Ties: 1920
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2017 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2017 1898
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
35.32"
(897.13mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1912
Ties: 1922, 1970
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
46.37"
(1,177.80mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1899
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
53.76"
(1,365.50mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
78.31"
(1,989.07mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
101.46"
(2,577.08mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1949
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
159.34"
(4,047.24mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
7.93"
(201.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
207.39"
(5,267.71mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1949
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
266.33"
(6,764.78mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1989
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/