Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1932
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1914
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1962
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1909
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1962
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
7.18"
(182.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Ties: 1989
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1949
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
7.74"
(196.60mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1962
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
49.57"
(1,259.08mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1962
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
82.78"
(2,102.61mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
111.76"
(2,838.70mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
178.38"
(4,530.85mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
242.36"
(6,155.94mm)
222.41"
(5,649.21mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
319.48"
(8,114.79mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
41.69"
(1,058.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/