Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1962 2012
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1957
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1990
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1990
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1945
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Ties: 2001
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
46.77"
(1,187.96mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
72.59"
(1,843.79mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1946
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
98.32"
(2,497.33mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1987 1955
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
143.07"
(3,633.98mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
-5.84"
(-148.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
202.76"
(5,150.10mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1987 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
250.96"
(6,374.38mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

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