Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1980
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1961
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
6.88"
(174.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
21.83"
(554.48mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
26.04"
(661.42mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1949
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
33.83"
(859.28mm)
29.00"
(736.60mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
32.43"
(823.72mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1949
Ties: 2012
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1949
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
43.70"
(1,109.98mm)
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1983
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
48.31"
(1,227.07mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1990
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
50.31"
(1,277.87mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1990
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
61.37"
(1,558.80mm)
55.63"
(1,413.00mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
88.45"
(2,246.63mm)
84.69"
(2,151.13mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
116.21"
(2,951.73mm)
111.28"
(2,826.51mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
164.84"
(4,186.94mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
230.74"
(5,860.80mm)
222.40"
(5,648.96mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
299.91"
(7,617.71mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2021, retrieved on December 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/