Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1998
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1965 1998
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1971
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
50.98"
(1,294.89mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1936
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
70.64"
(1,794.26mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
109.37"
(2,778.00mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
137.92"
(3,503.17mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
171.98"
(4,368.29mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 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/