Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 2012
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1957
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1927
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1990
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1990
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1945
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
43.93"
(1,115.82mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1999
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
48.65"
(1,235.71mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
52.89"
(1,343.41mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
82.32"
(2,090.93mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1946
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
104.32"
(2,649.73mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
165.31"
(4,198.87mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
223.32"
(5,672.33mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
24.79"
(629.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1976
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
273.32"
(6,942.33mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
25.36"
(644.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 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/