Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Ties: 1898
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
81.18"
(2,061.97mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
107.22"
(2,723.39mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
160.35"
(4,072.89mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
209.85"
(5,330.19mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1943
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
260.24"
(6,610.10mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1946 1944
54th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/