Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1899
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 1950
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
46.11"
(1,171.19mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
49.22"
(1,250.19mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
81.19"
(2,062.23mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1980
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
95.84"
(2,434.34mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-15.42"
(-391.66mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
139.20"
(3,535.68mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-27.76"
(-705.10mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
191.49"
(4,863.85mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-31.00"
(-787.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
240.96"
(6,120.38mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-36.87"
(-936.50mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/