Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1951
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1899
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
40.14"
(1,019.56mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1905
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
58.69"
(1,490.73mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1983
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
88.02"
(2,235.71mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1980
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
109.23"
(2,774.44mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
168.70"
(4,284.98mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
237.66"
(6,036.56mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
15.17"
(385.31mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
306.23"
(7,778.24mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
28.40"
(721.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1974 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/