Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 2015
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1950
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
32.29"
(820.17mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-5.52"
(-140.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
52.53"
(1,334.26mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
76.83"
(1,951.48mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-10.04"
(-255.01mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1974
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
150.31"
(3,817.87mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1975
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
194.42"
(4,938.27mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-12.44"
(-315.97mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1943
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
251.31"
(6,383.27mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1900 1944
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

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/