Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Ties: 1895
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2014 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1950
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1991
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
46.21"
(1,173.73mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
52.69"
(1,338.33mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
5.23"
(132.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
57.45"
(1,459.23mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
84.46"
(2,145.28mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1974
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
112.86"
(2,866.64mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
166.50"
(4,229.10mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1975
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
225.65"
(5,731.51mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1943
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
276.94"
(7,034.28mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
18.53"
(470.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1944
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/