Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Ties: 1905
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Ties: 2005
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
56.12"
(1,425.45mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
95.19"
(2,417.83mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
14.76"
(374.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
121.84"
(3,094.74mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
18.36"
(466.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
179.51"
(4,559.55mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
227.34"
(5,774.44mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
20.48"
(520.20mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1943
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
275.49"
(6,997.45mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
17.08"
(433.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1949 1944
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/