Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1951
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1907
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1899
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1991
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1991
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1991
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
8.61"
(218.70mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
51.15"
(1,299.21mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
53.95"
(1,370.33mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
60.41"
(1,534.41mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
65.58"
(1,665.73mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
99.90"
(2,537.46mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1980
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
120.60"
(3,063.24mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1991
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
177.21"
(4,501.13mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1975
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
226.01"
(5,740.65mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1976
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
276.81"
(7,030.97mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/