Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1928
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2012
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1965
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2000
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1940
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1992
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
48.19"
(1,224.03mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
52.44"
(1,331.98mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
59.27"
(1,505.46mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
87.94"
(2,233.68mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
111.37"
(2,828.80mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
163.88"
(4,162.55mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
234.18"
(5,948.17mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
306.84"
(7,793.74mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
29.11"
(739.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

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