Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1954
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
44.71"
(1,135.63mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
46.90"
(1,191.26mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
48.01"
(1,219.45mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
83.98"
(2,133.09mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
111.44"
(2,830.58mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
164.12"
(4,168.65mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
218.33"
(5,545.58mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
270.91"
(6,881.11mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/