Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1950
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
44.74"
(1,136.40mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
46.54"
(1,182.12mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
52.75"
(1,339.85mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
56.90"
(1,445.26mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
60.70"
(1,541.78mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
116.69"
(2,963.93mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
13.21"
(335.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
163.26"
(4,146.80mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
215.03"
(5,461.76mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
278.26"
(7,067.80mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
19.85"
(504.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/