Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1950
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-8.69"
(-220.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-8.81"
(-223.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-9.49"
(-241.05mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-10.91"
(-277.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-12.24"
(-310.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-13.57"
(-344.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-13.61"
(-345.69mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
97.92"
(2,487.17mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
158.62"
(4,028.95mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
214.61"
(5,451.09mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
261.18"
(6,633.97mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/