Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1950
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1991
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
38.06"
(966.72mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
44.78"
(1,137.41mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
54.10"
(1,374.14mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1973
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
62.88"
(1,597.15mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
97.58"
(2,478.53mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
122.49"
(3,111.25mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
19.01"
(482.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
164.68"
(4,182.87mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1942
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1989 1943
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
254.10"
(6,454.14mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1989 1944
72nd 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/