Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1951
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1899
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1942 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
33.35"
(847.09mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
55.92"
(1,420.37mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
90.77"
(2,305.56mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1980
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
116.22"
(2,951.99mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
185.27"
(4,705.86mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
18.31"
(465.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
241.02"
(6,121.91mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
305.10"
(7,749.54mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/