Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1950
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-5.53"
(-140.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
70.96"
(1,802.38mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-9.47"
(-240.54mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
102.29"
(2,598.17mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
155.28"
(3,944.11mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1942
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1975
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
205.02"
(5,207.51mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1943
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1975
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
254.14"
(6,455.16mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-4.27"
(-108.45mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
71st 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/