Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1960 1998
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2015
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1960 1996
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1971
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1941
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1918, 2011
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Ties: 1942
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1992
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1992
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
60.44"
(1,535.18mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
6.13"
(155.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
87.92"
(2,233.17mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
118.38"
(3,006.85mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
144.14"
(3,661.16mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/