Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Ties: 1957
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 2009
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1973
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1973
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1973
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
49.93"
(1,268.22mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1973
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
53.78"
(1,366.01mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Ties: 1962
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
59.07"
(1,500.38mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1973
Ties: 1962
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
92.01"
(2,337.05mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
112.20"
(2,849.88mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
161.70"
(4,107.18mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
212.09"
(5,387.09mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
5.23"
(132.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1943
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1975
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
255.78"
(6,496.81mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/