Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1951
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1899
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1991
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Ties: 1937
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
44.46"
(1,129.28mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
54.15"
(1,375.41mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
58.17"
(1,477.52mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
63.53"
(1,613.66mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
11.19"
(284.22mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
97.02"
(2,464.31mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1980
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
131.22"
(3,332.99mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
19.96"
(506.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
182.70"
(4,640.58mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1975
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
224.22"
(5,695.19mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1976
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
278.23"
(7,067.04mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 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/