Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1998
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1998
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1960 1971
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 2002
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
54.86"
(1,393.44mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
74.76"
(1,898.90mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
110.89"
(2,816.61mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
146.13"
(3,711.70mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
186.00"
(4,724.40mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/