Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1998
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1998
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1984 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
52.38"
(1,330.45mm)
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
72.27"
(1,835.66mm)
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1933
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
104.86"
(2,663.44mm)
104.83"
(2,662.68mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
144.22"
(3,663.19mm)
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
181.05"
(4,598.67mm)
174.45"
(4,431.03mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/