Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1962 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1911, 1938
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1991
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1961
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
74.69"
(1,897.13mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2020
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
93.00"
(2,362.20mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-10.48"
(-266.19mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
147.92"
(3,757.17mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
196.44"
(4,989.58mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-10.42"
(-264.66mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2020
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
238.17"
(6,049.52mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-20.24"
(-514.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/