Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1964
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 1971
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-4.13"
(-104.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
68.27"
(1,734.06mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
108.82"
(2,764.03mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
146.76"
(3,727.70mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
182.45"
(4,634.23mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/