Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1917 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1950
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1991
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Ties: 1938
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
34.72"
(881.89mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
51.14"
(1,298.96mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
82.84"
(2,104.14mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
110.95"
(2,818.13mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Ties: 1995
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
163.64"
(4,156.46mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1920 1942
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1975
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
208.33"
(5,291.58mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1918 1943
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1975
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
264.73"
(6,724.14mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1919 1944
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/