Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 1940
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1950
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
47.83"
(1,214.88mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Ties: 1948
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
64.33"
(1,633.98mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-16.10"
(-408.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
89.42"
(2,271.27mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-14.06"
(-357.12mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
135.13"
(3,432.30mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-20.10"
(-510.54mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1943 1942
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
189.87"
(4,822.70mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-16.99"
(-431.54mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
250.26"
(6,356.60mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 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/