Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1954
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 2000
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1991
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
5.92"
(150.36mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Ties: 1940
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
48.77"
(1,238.76mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
53.09"
(1,348.49mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
67.39"
(1,711.71mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
16.56"
(420.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
73.57"
(1,868.68mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
18.11"
(460.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
101.68"
(2,582.67mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
131.58"
(3,342.13mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
188.51"
(4,788.15mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
21.72"
(551.68mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1975
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
256.53"
(6,515.86mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
34.18"
(868.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
314.73"
(7,994.14mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
37.00"
(939.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/