Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1998
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1998
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 1996
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1967 1971
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1918, 2011
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
41.77"
(1,060.96mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 2007
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
58.67"
(1,490.22mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
91.29"
(2,318.77mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1969 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
113.46"
(2,881.88mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
140.25"
(3,562.35mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/