Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1991
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
39.03"
(991.36mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
10.04"
(255.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1983
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
64.06"
(1,627.12mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
14.99"
(380.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
71.57"
(1,817.88mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
16.11"
(409.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
96.46"
(2,450.08mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
11.84"
(300.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
125.14"
(3,178.56mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
14.01"
(355.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
183.01"
(4,648.45mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
16.22"
(411.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
235.69"
(5,986.53mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
13.34"
(338.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
289.90"
(7,363.46mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/