Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1943 1899
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Ties: 2016
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
49.09"
(1,246.89mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
51.31"
(1,303.27mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
55.75"
(1,416.05mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
91.27"
(2,318.26mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1980
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
119.83"
(3,043.68mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
185.41"
(4,709.41mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
18.45"
(468.63mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1975
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
240.43"
(6,106.92mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
17.94"
(455.67mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
297.04"
(7,544.82mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
19.21"
(487.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/