Climate at a Glance

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1954
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1973 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 2000
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2017
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
29.72"
(754.89mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1991
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
49.82"
(1,265.43mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
56.90"
(1,445.26mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
64.69"
(1,643.13mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
15.62"
(396.75mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
67.99"
(1,726.95mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
111.69"
(2,836.93mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
27.07"
(687.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
144.23"
(3,663.44mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
33.10"
(840.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
197.80"
(5,024.12mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
31.01"
(787.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
255.67"
(6,494.02mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
33.32"
(846.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
308.35"
(7,832.09mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/