Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1980
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1961
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2002
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2002
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1982
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
49.00"
(1,244.60mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1903
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
61.87"
(1,571.50mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
66.11"
(1,679.19mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
15.92"
(404.36mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
71.92"
(1,826.77mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1979
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
21.13"
(536.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
130.24"
(3,308.10mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1974
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
188.71"
(4,793.23mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
21.92"
(556.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
242.30"
(6,154.42mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
293.21"
(7,447.53mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
15.37"
(390.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/