Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1951
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1907
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1899
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
11.11"
(282.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
46.05"
(1,169.67mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
14.20"
(360.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
16.30"
(414.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
16.76"
(425.71mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
59.88"
(1,520.95mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
17.42"
(442.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
62.38"
(1,584.45mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
15.99"
(406.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
67.19"
(1,706.63mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
70.82"
(1,798.83mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
104.59"
(2,656.59mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
17.03"
(432.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1980
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
128.12"
(3,254.25mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
16.86"
(428.25mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1926
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
185.84"
(4,720.34mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
18.88"
(479.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
235.45"
(5,980.43mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
12.96"
(329.18mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
288.87"
(7,337.30mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
37th 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 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/