Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1897 1951
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1907
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1897 1899
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1991
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2007
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-8.66"
(-219.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1960
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1897 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-10.19"
(-258.82mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-8.43"
(-214.13mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1904
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
43.67"
(1,109.22mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-11.90"
(-302.26mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
68.91"
(1,750.31mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-18.65"
(-473.71mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1980
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
89.65"
(2,277.11mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-21.61"
(-548.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
141.68"
(3,598.67mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-25.28"
(-642.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/