Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Ties: 2006
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Ties: 1898
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
37.41"
(950.21mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
47.83"
(1,214.88mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Ties: 1987
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
73.89"
(1,876.81mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
95.98"
(2,437.89mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
155.05"
(3,938.27mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
208.18"
(5,287.77mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1943
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
257.68"
(6,545.07mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1946 1944
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/