Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1982
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1961
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2002
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2002
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
25.10"
(637.54mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Ties: 1933
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1961
Ties: 1937
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
81.65"
(2,073.91mm)
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
108.90"
(2,766.06mm)
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1974
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
159.10"
(4,041.14mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-7.69"
(-195.33mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1954
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
227.63"
(5,781.80mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
296.87"
(7,540.50mm)
277.84"
(7,057.14mm)
19.03"
(483.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/