Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 1951
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1907
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 1899
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1898
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
54.53"
(1,385.06mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
79.80"
(2,026.92mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-7.76"
(-197.10mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1980
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
109.90"
(2,791.46mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 1926
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
175.53"
(4,458.46mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
224.42"
(5,700.27mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
273.64"
(6,950.46mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/