Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1953
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2002
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Ties: 1915
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
19.34"
(491.24mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2002
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1899
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1900
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
47.00"
(1,193.80mm)
35.33"
(897.38mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2009
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
51.24"
(1,301.50mm)
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
65.71"
(1,669.03mm)
51.19"
(1,300.23mm)
14.52"
(368.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1991
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
72.03"
(1,829.56mm)
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
95.50"
(2,425.70mm)
79.67"
(2,023.62mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
126.44"
(3,211.58mm)
111.12"
(2,822.45mm)
15.32"
(389.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
166.74"
(4,235.20mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
238.79"
(6,065.27mm)
222.36"
(5,647.94mm)
16.43"
(417.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
291.31"
(7,399.27mm)
277.76"
(7,055.10mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975

Citing This Page

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