Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1899
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Ties: 1999
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-6.22"
(-157.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Ties: 2017
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
73.43"
(1,865.12mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-14.13"
(-358.90mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1980
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
102.29"
(2,598.17mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-8.97"
(-227.83mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
149.85"
(3,806.19mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-17.11"
(-434.59mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
203.24"
(5,162.30mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-19.25"
(-488.95mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1976
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
256.83"
(6,523.48mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-21.00"
(-533.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/