Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1951
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1899
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Ties: 1982
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-11.63"
(-295.40mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-11.32"
(-287.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-9.37"
(-237.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-11.61"
(-294.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-12.55"
(-318.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-13.08"
(-332.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
84.99"
(2,158.75mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
116.68"
(2,963.67mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
181.69"
(4,614.93mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
14.73"
(374.15mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
240.38"
(6,105.65mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
17.89"
(454.40mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
290.92"
(7,389.37mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
13.09"
(332.49mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/