Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Ties: 1976
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Ties: 1911, 1970
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Ties: 1921
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
35.47"
(900.94mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
50.65"
(1,286.51mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
106.46"
(2,704.08mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
149.18"
(3,789.17mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
204.56"
(5,195.82mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
247.60"
(6,289.04mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-10.81"
(-274.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/