Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1908
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1950
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1991
Ties: 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
47.79"
(1,213.87mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
4.73"
(120.15mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
50.98"
(1,294.89mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
55.99"
(1,422.15mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Ties: 1998
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
79.45"
(2,018.03mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
102.56"
(2,605.02mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
154.33"
(3,919.98mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
217.56"
(5,526.02mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
280.73"
(7,130.54mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
22.32"
(566.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/