Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2014 1998
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2014 1996
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1992
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 1971
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
26.58"
(675.13mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918, 2011
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1992
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1992
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
27.09"
(688.09mm)
7.92"
(201.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1992
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
56.47"
(1,434.34mm)
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
17.06"
(433.33mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
71.97"
(1,828.04mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
17.66"
(448.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
96.76"
(2,457.70mm)
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2017
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
117.60"
(2,987.04mm)
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
139.35"
(3,539.49mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/