Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2012
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2012
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
44.97"
(1,142.24mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
46.37"
(1,177.80mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
-9.09"
(-230.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
77.48"
(1,967.99mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1974
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
99.85"
(2,536.19mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
-11.28"
(-286.51mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1974
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
138.86"
(3,527.04mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-27.93"
(-709.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
195.63"
(4,969.00mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-26.72"
(-678.69mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
241.02"
(6,121.91mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
-36.71"
(-932.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/