Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2001 1951
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1899
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1991
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Ties: 1939
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2000 1963
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2000 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1907
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
53.38"
(1,355.85mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
57.88"
(1,470.15mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
64.46"
(1,637.28mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
8.89"
(225.80mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
94.77"
(2,407.16mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1980
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
115.94"
(2,944.88mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1926
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1991
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
157.46"
(3,999.48mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
211.47"
(5,371.34mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-11.02"
(-279.91mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1976
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
271.68"
(6,900.67mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2000 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/