Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1973 1914
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
7.23"
(183.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1914
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1909
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
12.00"
(304.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
45.54"
(1,156.72mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
10.96"
(278.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
51.56"
(1,309.62mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
12.22"
(310.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
60.01"
(1,524.25mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
72.88"
(1,851.15mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
22.26"
(565.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
77.12"
(1,958.85mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
21.44"
(544.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
107.92"
(2,741.17mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
132.86"
(3,374.64mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
21.52"
(546.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1964
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
196.44"
(4,989.58mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
29.47"
(748.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
250.87"
(6,372.10mm)
222.42"
(5,649.47mm)
28.45"
(722.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
301.76"
(7,664.70mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
23.97"
(608.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/