Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1914
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1914
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1962
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1909
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1962
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
25.39"
(644.91mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1949
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
30.41"
(772.41mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
34.58"
(878.33mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1962
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
39.34"
(999.24mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
48.93"
(1,242.82mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1962
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
86.22"
(2,189.99mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
114.40"
(2,905.76mm)
111.34"
(2,828.04mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
165.96"
(4,215.38mm)
166.97"
(4,241.04mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
232.58"
(5,907.53mm)
222.41"
(5,649.21mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
296.56"
(7,532.62mm)
277.79"
(7,055.87mm)
18.77"
(476.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

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