Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1951
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1907
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1899
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Ties: 1975
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
4.47"
(113.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1991
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1927
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
44.24"
(1,123.70mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
5.21"
(132.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
4.02"
(102.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
58.11"
(1,475.99mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
64.08"
(1,627.63mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
103.43"
(2,627.12mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1980
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
129.66"
(3,293.36mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1991
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
184.68"
(4,690.87mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
17.72"
(450.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1975
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
241.29"
(6,128.77mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
18.80"
(477.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1976
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
290.09"
(7,368.29mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
12.26"
(311.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/