Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Ties: 1967
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
9.68"
(245.88mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
12.77"
(324.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
14.09"
(357.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
16.47"
(418.34mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
57.49"
(1,460.25mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
60.13"
(1,527.30mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
67.50"
(1,714.50mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
70.95"
(1,802.13mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
19.19"
(487.43mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
100.95"
(2,564.13mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
123.91"
(3,147.31mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
174.95"
(4,443.73mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
224.50"
(5,702.30mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
17.64"
(448.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
267.95"
(6,805.93mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/