Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1998
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1930
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1998
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1996
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1971
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 2011
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1941
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1918, 2011
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1992
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1992
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
52.87"
(1,342.90mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
84.20"
(2,138.68mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
104.04"
(2,642.62mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
-4.52"
(-114.80mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
135.84"
(3,450.34mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

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