Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1950
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1991
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
37.12"
(942.85mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
5.84"
(148.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
45.23"
(1,148.84mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
49.44"
(1,255.78mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
54.28"
(1,378.71mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
58.64"
(1,489.46mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
6.88"
(174.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
102.18"
(2,595.37mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
146.14"
(3,711.96mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-9.09"
(-230.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1942
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
200.67"
(5,097.02mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
256.66"
(6,519.16mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 1944
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/