Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1899 1998
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 2002
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1896
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1963
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1963
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1971
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1899 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-3.33"
(-84.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1903
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
70.75"
(1,797.05mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
103.54"
(2,629.92mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
134.14"
(3,407.16mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-5.57"
(-141.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
165.28"
(4,198.11mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-9.17"
(-232.92mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/