Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2009
Ties: 2019
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
8.97"
(227.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1990
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1990
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1945
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
45.85"
(1,164.59mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
49.82"
(1,265.43mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
54.18"
(1,376.17mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
12.36"
(313.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
56.97"
(1,447.04mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
60.58"
(1,538.73mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
84.10"
(2,136.14mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1946
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
109.62"
(2,784.35mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
194.67"
(4,944.62mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
259.01"
(6,578.85mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/