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May Rainfall for Tulsa, Oklahoma

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 130 year period of May 1888 through May 2017

 

Wettest May was 18.00 recorded in 1943

Driest May was 0.80 recorded in 1897

Difference between the wettest and driest May was 17.20

 

Driest May      Wettest May
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1897 0.80 71 2002 5.21
2 1924 1.06 72 1990 5.21
3 1988 1.17 73 1910 5.21
4 2012 1.18 74 2010 5.23
5 1945 1.33 75 2003 5.25
6 2005 1.61 76 1907 5.25
7 1906 1.62 77 1973 5.30
8 1997 1.66 78 1967 5.34
9 1932 1.68 79 1944 5.50
10 1962 1.69 80 1992 5.65
11 1921 1.69 81 1977 5.72
12 1951 1.76 82 1900 5.77
13 1925 1.79 83 1896 5.90
14 1966 1.86 84 1979 6.15
15 1911 1.97 85 1947 6.26
16 1969 1.98 86 2001 6.32
17 1934 2.08 87 1929 6.58
18 1996 2.14 88 1971 6.59
19 1942 2.26 89 1959 6.66
20 1937 2.30 90 1981 6.70
21 1972 2.43 91 1976 6.75
22 1998 2.46 92 2009 6.80
23 1963 2.49 93 1983 6.85
24 1994 2.81 94 1993 6.86
25 1953 2.87 95 1974 6.94
26 1901 2.88 96 1923 6.95
27 1916 2.90 97 1986 6.97
28 1948 2.94 98 2000 7.01
29 2006 3.04 99 2017 7.12
30 1928 3.05 100 1975 7.22
31 2004 3.07 101 1980 7.23
32 1895 3.20 102 1913 7.36
33 1889 3.28 103 1939 7.37
34 1918 3.33 104 1915 7.40
35 1952 3.45 105 1899 7.51
36 2014 3.51 106 1893 7.65
37 1968 3.56 107 1905 8.00
38 2011 3.58 108 1933 8.25
39 1912 3.62 109 1920 8.31
40 1940 3.67 110 1949 8.34
41 1958 3.69 111 1898 8.40
42 1890 3.70 112 1908 8.76
43 1941 3.72 113 1960 8.91
44 1917 3.88 114 1961 9.09
45 2016 3.91 115 1978 9.28
46 1965 3.91 116 1982 9.30
47 1936 3.91 117 1950 9.32
48 1989 3.95 118 1999 9.55
49 1931 3.96 119 2008 9.60
50 1926 4.18 120 1957 9.80
51 1985 4.19 121 1909 9.84
52 1970 4.20 122 1903 9.98
53 1955 4.20 123 1987 10.02
54 1888 4.20 124 2007 10.03
55 1894 4.30 125 1995 10.73
56 1927 4.45 126 1984 11.25
57 1919 4.45 127 1902 11.30
58 1904 4.55 128 1892 12.10
59 2013 4.71 129 2015 14.77
60 1964 4.77 130 1943 18.00
61 1914 4.77      
62 1891 5.00      
63 1938 5.03      
64 1946 5.08      
65 1991 5.11      
66 1935 5.11      
67 1956 5.13      
68 1922 5.13      
69 1954 5.17      
70 1930 5.18      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1943 18.00 71 1914 4.77
2 2015 14.77 72 2013 4.71
3 1892 12.10 73 1904 4.55
4 1902 11.30 74 1927 4.45
5 1984 11.25 75 1919 4.45
6 1995 10.73 76 1894 4.30
7 2007 10.03 77 1970 4.20
8 1987 10.02 78 1955 4.20
9 1903 9.98 79 1888 4.20
10 1909 9.84 80 1985 4.19
11 1957 9.80 81 1926 4.18
12 2008 9.60 82 1931 3.96
13 1999 9.55 83 1989 3.95
14 1950 9.32 84 2016 3.91
15 1982 9.30 85 1965 3.91
16 1978 9.28 86 1936 3.91
17 1961 9.09 87 1917 3.88
18 1960 8.91 88 1941 3.72
19 1908 8.76 89 1890 3.70
20 1898 8.40 90 1958 3.69
21 1949 8.34 91 1940 3.67
22 1920 8.31 92 1912 3.62
23 1933 8.25 93 2011 3.58
24 1905 8.00 94 1968 3.56
25 1893 7.65 95 2014 3.51
26 1899 7.51 96 1952 3.45
27 1915 7.40 97 1918 3.33
28 1939 7.37 98 1889 3.28
29 1913 7.36 99 1895 3.20
30 1980 7.23 100 2004 3.07
31 1975 7.22 101 1928 3.05
32 2017 7.12 102 2006 3.04
33 2000 7.01 103 1948 2.94
34 1986 6.97 104 1916 2.90
35 1923 6.95 105 1901 2.88
36 1974 6.94 106 1953 2.87
37 1993 6.86 107 1994 2.81
38 1983 6.85 108 1963 2.49
39 2009 6.80 109 1998 2.46
40 1976 6.75 110 1972 2.43
41 1981 6.70 111 1937 2.30
42 1959 6.66 112 1942 2.26
43 1971 6.59 113 1996 2.14
44 1929 6.58 114 1934 2.08
45 2001 6.32 115 1969 1.98
46 1947 6.26 116 1911 1.97
47 1979 6.15 117 1966 1.86
48 1896 5.90 118 1925 1.79
49 1900 5.77 119 1951 1.76
50 1977 5.72 120 1962 1.69
51 1992 5.65 121 1921 1.69
52 1944 5.50 122 1932 1.68
53 1967 5.34 123 1997 1.66
54 1973 5.30 124 1906 1.62
55 2003 5.25 125 2005 1.61
56 1907 5.25 126 1945 1.33
57 2010 5.23 127 2012 1.18
58 2002 5.21 128 1988 1.17
59 1990 5.21 129 1924 1.06
60 1910 5.21 130 1897 0.80
61 1930 5.18      
62 1954 5.17      
63 1956 5.13      
64 1922 5.13      
65 1991 5.11      
66 1935 5.11      
67 1946 5.08      
68 1938 5.03      
69 1891 5.00      
70 1964 4.77      
           

 

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Updated: June 6, 2017