Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1950
Ties: 1927
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
5.72"
(145.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1991
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
44.11"
(1,120.39mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
60.07"
(1,525.78mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
12.61"
(320.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
64.70"
(1,643.38mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
91.55"
(2,325.37mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
118.53"
(3,010.66mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
169.65"
(4,309.11mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1942
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1975
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
229.48"
(5,828.79mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
22.62"
(574.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1943
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1975
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
283.30"
(7,195.82mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
24.89"
(632.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/