Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1950
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
10.99"
(279.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1973
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
10.41"
(264.42mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
59.00"
(1,498.60mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1973
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
82.83"
(2,103.88mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
101.80"
(2,585.72mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
191.22"
(4,856.99mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-15.64"
(-397.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1943
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
236.93"
(6,018.02mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-21.48"
(-545.59mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1944
114th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/