Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1962 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-7.11"
(-180.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1950
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-6.91"
(-175.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-8.35"
(-212.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-9.15"
(-232.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
42.19"
(1,071.63mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-9.57"
(-243.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
64.24"
(1,631.70mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-16.19"
(-411.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
90.02"
(2,286.51mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-13.46"
(-341.88mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
131.61"
(3,342.89mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-23.62"
(-599.95mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1943 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
177.32"
(4,503.93mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-29.54"
(-750.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
232.06"
(5,894.32mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-26.35"
(-669.29mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/