Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1954 1899
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
31.97"
(812.04mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
46.62"
(1,184.15mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
74.62"
(1,895.35mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-12.94"
(-328.67mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1980
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
89.98"
(2,285.49mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-21.28"
(-540.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1991
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
142.27"
(3,613.66mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-24.69"
(-627.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
191.74"
(4,870.20mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-30.75"
(-781.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
247.66"
(6,290.56mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-30.17"
(-766.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/