Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2015
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1956 1996
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1992
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1956 1971
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918, 2011
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1992
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1992
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
64.58"
(1,640.33mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
-16.87"
(-428.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
86.76"
(2,203.70mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-21.80"
(-553.72mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
106.69"
(2,709.93mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-28.85"
(-732.79mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/