Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1998
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2007
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1998
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1955
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1937
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
66.36"
(1,685.54mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
105.05"
(2,668.27mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
137.06"
(3,481.32mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
171.36"
(4,352.54mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/