Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1961 1998
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1961 2011
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1909 1996
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1971
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1918, 2011
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1992
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
58.47"
(1,485.14mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1946
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
86.66"
(2,201.16mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
114.14"
(2,899.16mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
144.60"
(3,672.84mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/