Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Ties: 1946
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
5.72"
(145.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
42.42"
(1,077.47mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
49.76"
(1,263.90mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
52.99"
(1,345.95mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
83.32"
(2,116.33mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
102.73"
(2,609.34mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
151.85"
(3,856.99mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
194.75"
(4,946.65mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-12.11"
(-307.59mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1943
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
243.66"
(6,188.96mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-14.75"
(-374.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 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/