Down south, 8.81 inches fell on average across the entire state of Texas, which made May the wettest month on record for the state — blowing away the previous record of June 2004 by over 2 inches. The rest of the top five statewide records are all within less than a ¼-inch of each other.emphasis added. This sort of outlier can't be attributed to any cause, but it sure doesn't look normal. How many of this sort of thing do we need before we get the message?
Climate change is not just about severe events. It's also about unprecedented events. For which, by definition, there are no statistics at all.
It was also the wettest month on record for the contiguous states, but not by such a strange margin.