Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1950
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
33.98"
(863.09mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
39.39"
(1,000.51mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
49.74"
(1,263.40mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
98.86"
(2,511.04mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
141.76"
(3,600.70mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-13.47"
(-342.14mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
190.67"
(4,843.02mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-16.19"
(-411.22mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
247.69"
(6,291.33mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-10.72"
(-272.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/