Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1951
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1907
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1917 1899
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1991
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 2007
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1898 2007
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1914 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-10.98"
(-278.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1904 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-13.66"
(-346.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Ties: 1963
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-15.09"
(-383.28mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-15.75"
(-400.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-15.01"
(-381.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-15.12"
(-384.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-16.52"
(-419.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-18.89"
(-479.80mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1980
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
92.69"
(2,354.33mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-18.57"
(-471.67mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1905 1926
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
146.98"
(3,733.29mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-19.98"
(-507.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1906 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1975
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
199.03"
(5,055.36mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-23.46"
(-595.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1976
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
244.94"
(6,221.48mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-32.89"
(-835.40mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/