Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1909
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1962
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1949
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
50.10"
(1,272.54mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
56.54"
(1,436.12mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
89.71"
(2,278.63mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
118.01"
(2,997.45mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1975
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
168.90"
(4,290.06mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
220.29"
(5,595.37mm)
222.41"
(5,649.21mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2022
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
275.74"
(7,003.80mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/