Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
5.27"
(133.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 2011
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1950
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
35.73"
(907.54mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
7.04"
(178.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1991
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1973
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
52.49"
(1,333.25mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
13.27"
(337.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
55.82"
(1,417.83mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
12.76"
(324.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
59.96"
(1,522.98mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
62.41"
(1,585.21mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
93.85"
(2,383.79mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1974
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
121.05"
(3,074.67mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
164.59"
(4,180.59mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
208.55"
(5,297.17mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1943
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
263.08"
(6,682.23mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 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/