Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1951
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1907
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 1899
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
49.54"
(1,258.32mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
84.68"
(2,150.87mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1980
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
121.00"
(3,073.40mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
169.89"
(4,315.21mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
219.11"
(5,565.39mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
265.73"
(6,749.54mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-12.10"
(-307.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/