Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1951
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 1899
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Ties: 1982
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
50.89"
(1,292.61mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
52.08"
(1,322.83mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
57.07"
(1,449.58mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
14.61"
(371.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
61.50"
(1,562.10mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
15.11"
(383.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
65.93"
(1,674.62mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
69.05"
(1,753.87mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
13.48"
(342.39mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
101.76"
(2,584.70mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
14.20"
(360.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1980
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
124.80"
(3,169.92mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1926
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
188.88"
(4,797.55mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
21.92"
(556.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
254.46"
(6,463.28mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
31.97"
(812.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
309.48"
(7,860.79mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
31.65"
(803.91mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/