Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1963 1954
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1921, 1933
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1970
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
37.45"
(951.23mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2021
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1991
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
47.51"
(1,206.75mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
55.53"
(1,410.46mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
57.87"
(1,469.90mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
88.28"
(2,242.31mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
110.55"
(2,807.97mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1922
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
164.76"
(4,184.90mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2021
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
217.34"
(5,520.44mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2021
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
266.35"
(6,765.29mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
-11.38"
(-289.05mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/