Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1951
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1907
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1899
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Ties: 2002
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1991
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
48.24"
(1,225.30mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
53.39"
(1,356.11mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
82.49"
(2,095.25mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1980
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
106.98"
(2,717.29mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1938 1926
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1991
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
157.39"
(3,997.71mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-9.57"
(-243.07mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
202.31"
(5,138.67mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-20.18"
(-512.58mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1976
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
264.75"
(6,724.65mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-13.08"
(-332.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/