Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1950
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Ties: 1996
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
55.65"
(1,413.51mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
83.43"
(2,119.12mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
106.30"
(2,700.02mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
162.11"
(4,117.59mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1942
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1975
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
204.83"
(5,202.68mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1943
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
260.21"
(6,609.33mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1944
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/