Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
53.96"
(1,370.58mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
56.93"
(1,446.02mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
91.42"
(2,322.07mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
124.95"
(3,173.73mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
183.15"
(4,652.01mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
242.69"
(6,164.33mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
20.34"
(516.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2021
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
286.32"
(7,272.53mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
8.59"
(218.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2021

Citing This Page

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