Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Missouri

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1945
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
18.25"
(463.55mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Ties: 1996
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1927
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
37.58"
(954.53mm)
32.21"
(818.13mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1927
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1927
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
45.95"
(1,167.13mm)
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1994
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
60.65"
(1,540.51mm)
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1994
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
111.81"
(2,839.97mm)
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
-9.80"
(-248.92mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
154.72"
(3,929.89mm)
162.17"
(4,119.12mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
203.60"
(5,171.44mm)
202.74"
(5,149.60mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011

Citing This Page

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