Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Ties: 2011
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1950
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
43.92"
(1,115.57mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
46.48"
(1,180.59mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
49.12"
(1,247.65mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
78.80"
(2,001.52mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
92.02"
(2,337.31mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-11.46"
(-291.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-14.30"
(-363.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 1942
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
197.95"
(5,027.93mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1945 1943
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
254.07"
(6,453.38mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/