Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1950
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Ties: 2008
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
42.10"
(1,069.34mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Ties: 1919
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
48.43"
(1,230.12mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
55.99"
(1,422.15mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Ties: 1978
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
90.40"
(2,296.16mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
120.69"
(3,065.53mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
17.21"
(437.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
174.52"
(4,432.81mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
19.29"
(489.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1975
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
225.64"
(5,731.26mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
18.78"
(477.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1943
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
285.47"
(7,250.94mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
27.06"
(687.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
8th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/