Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 1998
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2015
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1946 1971
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
58.13"
(1,476.50mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
78.31"
(1,989.07mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
8.42"
(213.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
116.25"
(2,952.75mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
151.94"
(3,859.28mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
12.23"
(310.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1975
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
186.93"
(4,748.02mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 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/