Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
41.45"
(1,052.83mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
46.19"
(1,173.23mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
13.44"
(341.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
17.65"
(448.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
14.75"
(374.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
57.94"
(1,471.68mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
14.88"
(377.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
16.61"
(421.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
109.53"
(2,782.06mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
29.10"
(739.14mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
139.42"
(3,541.27mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
35.94"
(912.88mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
200.60"
(5,095.24mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
45.37"
(1,152.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
251.88"
(6,397.75mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
45.02"
(1,143.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
309.33"
(7,856.98mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
50.92"
(1,293.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/