Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-5.84"
(-148.33mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1950
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1991
Ties: 1978
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
45.61"
(1,158.49mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
51.29"
(1,302.77mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
83.29"
(2,115.57mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
105.74"
(2,685.80mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
165.94"
(4,214.88mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
10.71"
(272.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2011 1942
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
215.46"
(5,472.68mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1943
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1975
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
263.88"
(6,702.55mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2011 1944
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/