Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1954
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Ties: 1993
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2021
Ties: 1971
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2021
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
36.45"
(925.83mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
44.46"
(1,129.28mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
47.81"
(1,214.37mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
52.68"
(1,338.07mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
80.55"
(2,045.97mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
106.89"
(2,715.01mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
159.47"
(4,050.54mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2021
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
208.48"
(5,295.39mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-13.87"
(-352.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
259.23"
(6,584.44mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
-18.50"
(-469.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2021
Ties: 1958

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/