Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1950
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1991
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
37.81"
(960.37mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
49.13"
(1,247.90mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
52.96"
(1,345.18mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
79.18"
(2,011.17mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
104.00"
(2,641.60mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1974
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
153.55"
(3,900.17mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
197.00"
(5,003.80mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-9.86"
(-250.44mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1943
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
251.92"
(6,398.77mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 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/