Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1974
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 2008
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1971
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1931
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
66.37"
(1,685.80mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
97.24"
(2,469.90mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
-7.59"
(-192.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
129.01"
(3,276.85mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-10.70"
(-271.78mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
163.22"
(4,145.79mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-11.23"
(-285.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019

Citing This Page

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