Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1943 1914
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1914 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
-5.96"
(-151.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1914
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1962
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1909
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1962
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1909 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1974
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
-9.57"
(-243.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
-8.51"
(-216.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1962
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1962
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
67.11"
(1,704.59mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
-13.97"
(-354.84mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
87.90"
(2,232.66mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
-23.44"
(-595.38mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1964
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
145.54"
(3,696.72mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
-21.43"
(-544.32mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
186.31"
(4,732.27mm)
222.42"
(5,649.47mm)
-36.11"
(-917.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
236.70"
(6,012.18mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
-41.09"
(-1,043.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/