Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1998
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1998
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1994
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2015
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1971
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Ties: 1988
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
74.65"
(1,896.11mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
105.16"
(2,671.06mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
142.92"
(3,630.17mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
183.47"
(4,660.14mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/