Climate at a Glance

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1962 1998
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1961 1998
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1996
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2011
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-7.88"
(-200.15mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1971
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918, 2011
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-8.78"
(-223.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1992
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-8.03"
(-203.96mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
76.98"
(1,955.29mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
109.60"
(2,783.84mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
131.77"
(3,346.96mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/