Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1951
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1899
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1963 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1903
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
53.40"
(1,356.36mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
57.30"
(1,455.42mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
87.81"
(2,230.37mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1980
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
115.02"
(2,921.51mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1991
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
164.63"
(4,181.60mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
218.05"
(5,538.47mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1976
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
274.39"
(6,969.51mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/