Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1998
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
5.72"
(145.29mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1914
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
24.21"
(614.93mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1909
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1949
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1962
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
4.92"
(124.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
47.40"
(1,203.96mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
53.19"
(1,351.03mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
55.74"
(1,415.80mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1962
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
85.73"
(2,177.54mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
119.32"
(3,030.73mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1975
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
173.75"
(4,413.25mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
224.64"
(5,705.86mm)
222.41"
(5,649.21mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1976
Ties: 1965
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
276.03"
(7,011.16mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/