Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Missouri

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1901
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1945
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
18.25"
(463.55mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
34.67"
(880.62mm)
32.21"
(818.13mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Ties: 2004
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
60.78"
(1,543.81mm)
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Ties: 1944
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
88.84"
(2,256.54mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
117.78"
(2,991.61mm)
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
154.70"
(3,929.38mm)
162.17"
(4,119.12mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
197.61"
(5,019.29mm)
202.74"
(5,149.60mm)
-5.13"
(-130.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/