Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1954
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2012
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
52.56"
(1,335.02mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
54.11"
(1,374.39mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
88.19"
(2,240.03mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
114.94"
(2,919.48mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
182.96"
(4,647.18mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
16.17"
(410.71mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
241.16"
(6,125.46mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
300.70"
(7,637.78mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
22.97"
(583.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/