Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1962 1998
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1996
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1941
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1941
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918, 2011
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1992
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1992
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
62.43"
(1,585.72mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
80.74"
(2,050.80mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
108.58"
(2,757.93mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
139.41"
(3,541.01mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
3.87"
(98.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/