Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1951
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1907
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1899
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
12.84"
(326.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
52.21"
(1,326.13mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
56.88"
(1,444.75mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
60.55"
(1,537.97mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
65.44"
(1,662.18mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
14.04"
(356.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
68.57"
(1,741.68mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
114.62"
(2,911.35mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
27.06"
(687.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
139.39"
(3,540.51mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
28.13"
(714.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1926
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
196.69"
(4,995.93mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
29.73"
(755.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
254.41"
(6,462.01mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
31.92"
(810.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1976
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
304.02"
(7,722.11mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
26.19"
(665.23mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/