Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1951
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1899
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1991
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
49.02"
(1,245.11mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
52.22"
(1,326.39mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
54.96"
(1,395.98mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
59.21"
(1,503.93mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
79.01"
(2,006.85mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-8.55"
(-217.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1980
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
107.93"
(2,741.42mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Ties: 1917
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
157.86"
(4,009.64mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
217.15"
(5,515.61mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
299.53"
(7,608.06mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
21.70"
(551.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/